Marketing

June 1879
The New York Times
“Features of the Markets”

Prices noted at the Washington Market:


productpriceunit
Leghorn Chicken
Leghorn Chicken
 pineapples 10¢-25¢ each
 apples 30¢-50¢ 1/2 peck
 cherries  15¢-25¢ lb
 bananas 25¢-50¢ dozens
 cucumbers 50¢ dozen
 asparagus 20¢bundle
 Leghorn eggs 35¢dozen
 young ducks 35¢lb
 spring lamb 20¢-25¢lb
  hot house grapes $1.50-$2lb
 hot house peaches 30¢-40¢ each