The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 55
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Part Seven: The Pastoral Industry
Cattle: There are perhaps some 8,3oo steers, with the largest
worth ten pesos, or even up to twelve or fifteen if they have
Sheep: About 6,500 head, with a retail value of two pesos apiece.
Goats: 1,550 head worth twelve reales apiece.
Hogs: 817, at six pesos each.
Horses: 4,000, with an estimated price of ten pesos each, though,
in actual practice, they are not ordinarily sold because of
their usefulness to the soldiers and settlers.
Mules: 61o, that are not for sale for the above reason, so that
their value has risen to 25 pesos.
Asses: 36, and while they are not for sale they are valued at eight
Part Eight: Industry
Tanneries: There are none.
Soap works: About 2oo pesos' worth is made each year from
Buffalo fat for the settlers' and troops' use.
Woolen mills: None.
Cotton textile mills: None.
Silk manufacturers: None.
Producers of ribbons and braid: None.
Rum distilleries: None.
Saltpeter refineries: None.
Gun powder producers: None.
Tile works: None.
Glassware factories: None.
Part Nine: A General View of Employment
In Mining: None.
In Muleteering and Cartage: About igo men.
In Agriculture: All the rest of the settlers; with each of them
producing for his own and his family's sustenance, then sell-
ing any surplus.
In the Pastoral Industry: About forty.
In Manufacturing: There is none.
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