House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volumen7,Parte2

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The McLane Report is a sort of Domesday Book for early US manufacturing industry.

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Página 240 - ... 30. If it would cause you to abandon your business, in what way would you employ your capital? 31. Is there any pursuit in which you could engage, from which you could derive greater profits, even after a reduction of the import duties to 12J per cent.
Página 268 - Whother any of the manufactures are exported to foreign countries? and, if so, where ? 20. Whether the manufacture is gold by the manufacturer for cash? "and if on credit, at what credit? if bartered, for what? 21. Whether the cost of the manufactured article (to the manufacturer) has increased or decreased; and how much in each year, from the establishment of the manufactory; and whether the increase has been in the materials or the labor, and at what rate ? 22.
Página 428 - Capital invested in ground and buildings, and water power, and in machinery? 5. Average amount in materials, and in cash for the purchase of materials, and payment of wages? 6. Annual rate of profit on the capital invested since the establishment of the manufactory; distinguishing between the rate of profit upon that portion of the capital which is borrowed, after providing for the interest upon it, and the rate of profit upon that portion which is not borrowed?
Página 274 - ... per cent.? 32. Are not the manufactures of salt and iron, remote from the points of importation, out of foreign competition within a certain circle around them, and what is the extent of that circle? 33. Amount of capital; and what proportion the borrowed capital bears to that which is real?
Página 168 - State and county in which the manufactory is situated? 2 Kind or description of the manufactory ; and whether water, steam, or other power' 3. When established; and whether a joint stock concern? 4. Capital invested in ground and buildings, and water power, and in machinery ? 5.
Página 675 - ... what credit? if bartered, for what? 21. Whether the cost of the manufactured article (to the manufacturer) has increased or decreased; and how much, in each year, from the establishment of the manufactory, and whether the increase has been in the materials or the labor, and at what rate? 22. The prices at which the manufactures have been sold by the manufacturer since the establishment? 23. What rate of duty is necessary to enable the manufacturer to enter into competition in the home market...
Página 320 - ... per cent., with a corresponding reduction on all the imports, would it cause you to abandon your business, or would you continue to manufacture at reduced prices? 30. If it would cause you to abandon your business, in what way would you employ your capital?
Página 368 - Whether the manufactures find a market at the manufactory; if not, how far they are sent to a market? 17. Whether foreign articles of the like kinds enter into competition with them at such place of sale; and to what extent? 18. Where are the manufactures consumed? 19. Whether any of the manufactures are exported to foreign countries; and, if so, where? 20. Whether the manufacture is sold by the manufacturer for cash? and if on credit, at what credit? if bartered, for what? 21. Whether the cost of...
Página 188 - Rates of profit on capital otherwise employed in the same State and county? 9. Amount of articles annually manufactured since the establishment of the manufactory; description, quality, and value of each kind? 10. Quantity and value of different kinds of raw materials used; distinguishing between foreign products and domestic products? 11. Cost in the United States of similar articles of manufacture imported from abroad, and from what countries? 12. Number of men, women and children employed, and...
Página 386 - ... per cent.? and how gradual the reduction should be ? 35. If minimums should be abolished, and the duty assessed upon the actual value of the imported article in the American port, what rate of ad valorem duty would be equivalent to the present with the minimum ? 36.

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