KANSAS COLLECTION BOOKS

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas


ERA OF PEACE, PART 10

[TOC] [part 11] [part 9] [Cutler's History]

FARM PRODUCTS TABLES, PART 2.

TABLE SHOWING THE AMOUNT, ACREAGE SOWN, AND YIELD PER ACRE OF WINTER WHEAT, SPRING WHEAT AND CORN, FOR TEN SUCCESSIVE YEARS, FROM 1873 TO 1882, INCLUSIVE.

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                    WINTER WHEAT.
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            No. of           No. of      Average
            Acres            Bushels     per Acres
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1873        251,709        4,548,384     1,805(sic)
1874*       438,179        6,870,606     15.68
1875        505,682       10,046,116     19.86
1876        758,600       11,738,408     15.48
1877        857,125       10,800,295     12.60
1878      1,297,555       26,518,955     20.44
1879      1,520,659       17,560,259     11.55
1880      2,215,937       25,507,223     11.51
1881      1,974,693       19,164,896      9.70
1882      1,465,745       33,943,398     23.16
10yrs.   11,285,884      166,698,540     14.78


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                    SPRING WHEAT.
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          No.of          No. of        Average
          Acres          Bushels       per Acres
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1873      148,628        1,445,600      9.83
1874*     278,026        3,010,777     10.82
1875      237,524        3,163,287     13.29
1876      264,583        2,881,817     10.92
1877      206,868        3,516,410     16.98
1878      433,257        5,796,403     13.43
1879      412,139        2,990,667      7.26
1880      228,497        1,772,661      7.77
1881      208,179        1,314,793      6.31
1882      137,522        1,791,448     13.02
10yrs.  2,555,523       27,683,933     10.83


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                       CORN
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          No.of          No. of        Average
          Acres          Bushels       per Acres
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1873      1,055,236      29,683,843    28.14
1874*     1,525,421      15,699,078    10.29
1875      1,932,861      80,798,078    41.79
1876      1,884,454      82,308,176    43.68
1877      2,563,112     103,497,831    40.38
1878      2,405,482      89,324,971    37.99
1879      2,995,070     108,704,927    36.29
1880      3,554,396     101,421,718    28.53
1881      4,171,554      80,760,542    19.53
1882      4,441,836     157,005,722    35.34
10yrs.   26,529,432     849,205,577    32.01
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*Grasshopers partially destroyed the crop.

TABLE SHOWING THE NUMBER OF LIVE STOCK IN KANSAS FOR ELEVEN SUCCESSIVE YEARS, FROM 1872 TO 1882, INCLUSIVE.

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                                           Other
         Horses.     Mules,      Milch     Neat      Sheep.    Swine.
YEARS.               Asses.      Cows.     Cattle
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1872..    82,797      9,138        ...     319,068    39,773     196,980
1873..   176,161     17,816        ...     634,021    51,166     380,701
1874..   202,962     22,034        ...     749,959    81,838     556,916
1875..   207,376     24,964      225,028   478,295   106,224     292,658
1876..   214,811     26,421      227,724   473,350   143,962     330,355
1877..   241,208     32,628      261,642   519,346   205,770     704,862
1878..   274,450     40,564      286,241   586,002   243,760   1,195.044
1879..   324,766     51,981      322,020   654,443   311,862   1,264,494
1880..   367,589     58,303      366,640   748,672   426,492   1,281,630
1881..   383,815     58,780      406,706   839,751   806,323   1,173,099
1882..   398,678     56,754      433,372   971,116   980,767   1,228,583
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TABLE, SHOWING PROGRESS OF SHEEP-HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING FOR EIGHT SUCCESSIVE YEARS - FROM 1875 TO 1882 INCLUSIVE.

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            DAIRYING.                             SHEEP-HUSBANDRY.
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            No. of     Lbs of       Lbs of         No. of     Lbs of
Years.      Milch      Butter.      Cheese.        Sheep.     Wool.
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1875..      225,028     8,827,810   1,240,610      106,224      510,661
1876..      227,274     9,804,219     644,176      143,962      450,775
1877..      261,642    11,710,296   1,700,073      205,770      661,293
1878..      286,241    13,790,374   1,500,958      243,760      829,644
1879..      322,022    14,506,494   1,059,640      311,862    1,194,453
1880..      366,640    16,678,039     706,447      426,492    1,535,371*
1881..      406,706    20,349,575     786,269      806,823    2,749,494
1882..      433,372    19,586,886     723,264      980,767    3,530,781*
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*Estimated.

KANSAS CROP OF CEREALS BY COUNTIES FOR 1882

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               WINTER WHEAT.                    SPRING WHEAT.
                           Avg.                           Avg
                           Yield                          Yield
                           Per                            Per
COUNTIES.      Acres.      Acre.   Bushels      Acres.    Acre.   Bushels
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Allen.........     3,389   25.00       84,725       120   10.00       1,200
Anderson......     3,805   23.00       89,585        45   10.00         450
Atchison......    23,832   22.00      524,304     1,300   12.00      15,600
Barbour.......       191   20.00        3,820       ...     ...         ...
Barton........    55,894   23.00    1,285,562     4,695   10.00      46,950
Bourbon.......     6,826   22.00      150,172       ...     ...         ...
Brown.........    17,300   21.00      363,300    16,226   14.00     227,164
Butler........    21,142   26.00      549,692       171   15.00       2,565
Chase.........     2,825   24.00       67,800       112   16.00       1,792
Chautauqua....     1,796   22.00       39,512        12   14.00         168
Cherokee......    28,804   23.00      662,492        10   12.00         120
Clay..........    25,531   25.00      638,275       468   17.00       7,956
Cloud.........    10,006   23.00      230,138     1,987   15.00      29,805
Coffey........     7,060   24.00      169,440       ...     ...         ...
Cowley........    35,226   25.00      880,650         9   15.00         135
Crawford......    24,746   25.00      618,650       ...     ...         ...
Davis.........     9,187   23.00      211,301       470   12.00       5,640
Decatur.......     1,116   20.00       22,320       641   14.00       8,974
Dickinson.....    78,909   26.00    2,051,634     3,390   12.00      40,680
Doniphan......    32,544   23.00      748,512     4,666   10.00      46,660
Douglas.......    24,846   23.00      571,458        26   15.00         390
Edwards.......     4,465   21.00       93,765       312   18.00       5,616
Elk...........     3,349   25.00       83,725       ...     ...         ...
Ellis.........    22,613   21.00      474,873       521   15.00       7,815
Ellsworth.....    70,220   23.00    1,615,060     2,306    8.00      18,448
Ford..........     7,080   20.00      141,600     9,800   10.00      98,000
Franklin......     4,948   20.00       98,960        24   15.00         360
Gove..........       546   18.00        9,828       ...     ...         ...
Graham........     2,526   19.00       47,994        59   15.00         885
Greenwood.....     1,902   22.00       41,844       ...     ...         ...
Harper........     8,010   24.00      192,240         5   15.00          75
Harvey........    49,748   25.00    1,243,700       443   12.00       5,316
Hodgeman......     2,148   18.00       38,664        20   10.00         200
Jackson.......     9,939   21.00      208,719       101   10.00       1,010
Jefferson.....    22,735   22.00      500,170        30   15.00         450
Jewell........     4,473   20.00       89,460     9,418   11.00     103,598
Johnson.......    33,423   20.00      668,460        38   15.00         570
Kingman.......     9,297   21.00      195,237        15   10.00         150
Labette.......    25,571   22.00      562,562        25   12.00         300
Leavenworth...    29,058   24.00      697,392       ...     ...         ...
Lincoln.......    33,609   20.00      672,180       989   10.00       9,890
Linn..........     2,425   20.00       48,500       ...     ...         ...
Lyon..........     1,865   25.00       46,625        15   14.00         210
Marion........    48,790   25.00    1,219,750       384   15.00       5,760
Marshall......     5,671   20.00      113,420    20,550   15.00     308,250
McPherson.....   105,362   26.00    2,739,412     1,492   16.00      23,872
Miami.........     6,380   20.00      127,600         3   15.00          45
Mitchell......    13,184   19.00      250,496     2,478   13.00      32,214
Montgomery....    19,548   21.00      410,508       ...     ...         ...
Morris........     4,164   22.00       91,608     1,896   13.00      24,648
Nemaha........     1,684   20.00       33,680     3,812   15.00      57,180
Neosho........     8,504   24.00      204,096        41   12.00         492
Ness..........     2,053   16.00       32,848        68   12.00         816
Norton........     4,153   20.00       83,060     4,263   15.00      63,945
Osage.........     8,302   23.00      100,946        52   13.00         676
Osborne.......    26,439   20.00      528,780     3,242   12.00      38,904
Ottawa........    43,833   20.00      876,660     2,889   12.00      34,668
Pawnee........    20,114   20.00      402,280       195   10.00       1,950
Phillips......     4,714   22.00      103,708     6,719   14.00      94,066
Pottawatomie..     9,342   21.00      196,182     2,356   18.00      42,408
Pratt.........     2,935   22.00       64,570        67   10.00         670
Rawlins.......       866   20.00       17,320       180   14.00       2,520
Reno..........    27,774   22.00      611,025       154   10.00       1,540
Republic......     2,495   20.00       49,900     5,932   14.00      83,048
Rice..........    25,436   25.00      635,900     1,826   12.00      21,912
Riley.........     4,524   24.00      108,576     1,801   15.00      27,015
Rooks.........    12,689   23.00      281,847       816   15.00      12,240
Rush..........    19,210   16.00      307,360       442   12.00       5,304
Russell.......    34,553   20.00      691,060       769   12.00       9,228
Saline........    70,540   26.00    1,834,040     1,483   15.00      22,245
Sedgwick......    48,730   25.00    1,218,250       639   15.00       9,585
Shawnee.......     8,494   20.00      169,880        11   15.00         165
Sheridan......       403   18.00        7,254        24   14.00         336
Smith.........     5,368   20.00      107,360     6,121   12.00      73,452
Stafford......     7,802   25.00      195,050        30   10.00         300
Sumner........    57,512   25.00    1,437,800       372   15.00       5,580
Trego.........     1,770   19.00       33,630       ...     ...         ...
Wabaunsee.....    12,881   20.00      257,620       960   14.00      13,440
Washington....     7,011   20.00      140,220     6,978   12.00      83,736
Wilson........     6,019   25.00      150,475       ...     ...         ...
Woodson.......     1,349   23.00       31,027         8   12.00          96
Wyandotte.....    10,132   25.00      253,300       ...     ...         ...
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    Total..... 1,465,475   23.16   33,943,398   137,522   13.02   1.791,448
  Total, 1881  1,974,693    9.70   19,164,896   208,179    6.31   1,314,793
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               CORN.                            RYE.
                           Avg.                           Avg
                           Yield                          Yield
                           Per                            Per
COUNTIES.      Acres.      Acre.   Bushels      Acres.    Acre.   Bushels
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Allen.........    57,698   45.00    2,596,410        53   18.00         954
Anderson......    48,505   42.00    2,037,210       136   17.00       2,312
Atchison......    62,514   41.00    2,563,074     2,669   25.00      66,725
Barbour.......       503   30.00       15,090        68   25.00       1,700
Barton........    52,576   20.00    1,051,520     4,779   20.00      95,580
Bourbon.......    71,948   40.00    2,877,920       466   22.00      10,252
Brown.........    98,753   45.00    4,443,885     5,761   24.00     135,264
Butler........   110,810   33.00    3,656,730       546   15.00       8,190
Chase.........    28,480   40.00    1,139,200       425   18.00       7,650
Chautauqua....    46,430   33.00    1,532,190        44   20.00         880
Cherokee......    71,361   40.00    2,854,440       463   15.00       6,945
Clay..........    85,626   45.00    3,853,170     8,176   20.00     163,520
Cloud.........    88,852   40.00    3,554,080    10,132   19.00     192,508
Coffey........    55,807   38.00    2,120,666       413   20.00       8,260
Cowley........   111,037   40.00    4,441,480       661   25.00      16,525
Crawford......    81,802   40.00    3,272,080       625   19.00      11,875
Davis.........    26,482   37.00      979,834     1,307   20.00      26,140
Decatur.......    12,123    ...         ...       1,927   22.00      42,394
Dickinson.....    72,784   38.00    2,765,792     7,849   24.00     188,376
Doniphan......    60,024   42.00    2,521,008     3,541   27.00      95,607
Douglas.......    51,086   35.00    1,788,010     1,264   20.00      25,280
Edwards.......     2,147   30.00       64,410       103   19.00       1,957
Elk...........    44,212   35.00    1,547,420        21   20.00         420
Ellis.........    12,388   10.00      123,880     1,320   22.00      29,040
Ellsworth.....    35,391   25.00      884,775    19,742   24.00     473,808
Ford..........     5,865    ...         ...          74   18.00       1,332
Franklin......    77,294   35.00    2,705,290       133   15.00       1,995
Gove..........     1,610   40.00       64,400        29   15.00         435
Graham........    17,155    ...         ...         918   20.00      18,360
Greenwood.....    60,171   45.00    2,707,695       298   30.00       8,940
Harper........    23,227   40.00      929,080       227   23.00       5,221
Harvey........    61,839   20.00    1,236,780     1,095   20.00      21,900
Hodgeman......     1,346    ...         ...          44   16.00         704
Jackson.......    67,997   40.00    2,719,880     1,890   20.00      37,800
Jefferson.....    70,860   35.00    2,480,100     1,570   20.00      31,400
Jewell........   136,065   30.00    4,081,950    13,296   24.00     319,052
Johnson.......    62,156   35.00    2,175,460       720   18.00      12,960
Kingman.......    21,360   25.00      534,000       292   18.00       5,256
Labette.......    83,125   40.00    3,325,000       566   19.00      10,754
Leavenworth...    50,424   40.00    2,016,960       783   20.00      15,660
Lincoln.......    33,272   18.00      598,896     6,363   20.00     127,260
Linn..........    87,673   35.00    3,068,555       137   20.00       2,740
Lyon..........    75,806   40.00    3,032,240       104   25.00       2,600
Marion........    54,557   35.00    1,909,495     1,869   25.00      46,725
Marshall......    97,998   50.00    4,899,900     8,117   25.00     202,925
McPherson.....    87,643   25.00    2,191,975     2,018   22.00      44,396
Miami.........   103,779   40.00    4,151,160       323   20.00       6,460
Mitchell......    74,437   30.00    2,233,110     7,914   20.00     158,280
Montgomery....    79,123   40.00    3,164,920       242   20.00       4,840
Morris........    41,426   40.00    1,165,040       734   17.00      12,444
Nemaha........    78,362   40.00    3,134,480     1.377   21.00      28,917
Neosho........    62,019   45.00    2,790,885       471   30.00      14,130
Ness..........     4,346   10.00       43,460       143   15.00       2,145
Norton........    28,188    ...         ...       3,311   20.00      66,220
Osage.........    85,467   38.00    3,247,746       242   23.00       5,566
Osborne.......    48,764   20.00      975,280     8,145   25.00     203,625
Ottawa........    53,823   35.00    1,883,805     5,018   22.00     110,396
Pawnee........     6,653    ...         ...       1,643   18.00      29,574
Phillips......    47,763   20.00      955,260     6,070   25.00     151,750
Pottawatomie..    76,207   45.00    3,429,315     2,121   25.00      53,025
Pratt.........     7,500   30.00      225,000       117   23.00       2,691
Rawlins.......     4,381    ...         ...         591   25.00      14,775
Reno..........    65,708   22.00    1,445,576     2,640   20.00      52,800
Republic......   103,263   45.00    4,646,835     9,382   22.00     206,404
Rice..........    64,303   30.00    1,929,090     2,163   20.00      42,260
Riley.........    52,203   50.00    2,610,150     3,810   20.00      76,200
Rooks.........    30,309   15.00      589,635     4,048   25.00      61,200
Rush..........    16,485    ...         ...         868   16.00      13,888
Russell.......    25,441   15.00      381,615     3,623   18.00      65,214
Saline........    55,247   30.00    1,657,410     3,995   22.00      87,890
Sedgwick......   132,187   30.00    3,665,610     1,313   20.00      26,260
Shawnee.......    68,370   35.00    2,392,950     1,829   20.00      36,580
Sheridan......     7,095    ...         ...         291   18.00       5,238
Smith.........    74,586   20.00    1,491,720     5,626   20.00     112,520
Stafford......    17,641   20.00      352,820       680   20.00      13,600
Sumner........   116,788   40.00    4,671,520     1,772   23.00      40,756
Trego.........     3,986   15.00       59,790       191   20.00       3,820
Wabaunsee.....    33,361   40.00    1,534,440     1,685   25.00      42,125
Washington....    71,610   40.00    2,864,400     8,656   18.00     155,808
Wilson........    69,836   45.00    3,142,620       255   20.00       5,100
Woodson.......    33,641   40.00    1,345,640       106   22.00       2,332
Wyandotte.....    16,756   40.00      670,240       233   30.00       6,990
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     Total.... 4,441,836   35.34  157,005,722   204,662   21.77   4,456,400
 Total, 1881.. 4,171,554   19.35   80,760,542    66,446   14.84     986,508
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               OATS.                            BARLEY
                           Avg.                           Avg
                           Yield
                           Per
COUNTIES.      Acres.      Acre.   Bushels      Acres.   Bushels
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Allen.........     5,965   35.00      208,775       5        140
Anderson......     7,181   40.00      287,240      42      1,176
Atchison......    12,252   40.00      490,080     859     24,052
Barbour.......       162   35.00        5,670     ...        ...
Barton........     3,813   20.00       76,260     274      7,672
Bourbon.......    10,241   40.00      409,640     ...        ...
Brown.........    12,122   40.00      484,880   1,986     55,608
Butler........    11,085   40.00      443,400     ...        ...
Chase.........     1,875   45.00       84,375      28        784
Chautauqua....       698   40.00       27,920       6        168
Cherokee......    14,702   40.00      588,080      30        840
Clay..........    10,276   45.00      462,420      20        560
Cloud.........     9,573   40.00      382,920      81      2,268
Coffey........     5,756   40.00      230,240      30        840
Cowley........     5,142   50.00      257,100       2         56
Crawford......    14,543   40.00      581,720      41      1,148
Davis.........     3,183   45.00      143,235      10        280
Decatur.......        91   30.00        2,730      15        420
Dickinson.....    11,999   47.00      563,953      75      2,100
Doniphan......    10,000   45.00      450,000   1,771     49,588
Douglas.......    13,405   43.00      576,415      57      1,598
Edwards.......     1,185   30.00       35,550     217      6,076
Elk...........     1,007   45.00       45,315     ...        ...
Ellis.........       936   30.00       28,080      60      1,680
Ellsworth.....     4,673   35.00      163,555     269      7,532
Ford..........       360   20.00        7,200     155      4,340
Franklin......     9,490   40.00      379,600     ...        ...
Gove..........         6   20.00          120     ...        ...
Graham........       105   20.00        2,100      24        672
Greenwood.....     2,516   45.00      113,220     ...        ...
Harper........       718   40.00       28,720     ...        ...
Harvey........     8,436   40.00      337,440      47      1,316
Hodgeman......        75   20.00        1,500      58      1,624
Jackson.......     8,818   40.00      352,720      45      1,260
Jefferson.....    13,858   40.00      554,320      32        896
Jewell........    11,508   40.00      460,240      26        728
Johnson.......    13,311   50.00      665,550      51      1,428
Kingman.......       424   40.00       16,960     ...        ...
Labette.......    12,907   40.00      516,280      41      1,148
Leavenworth...    11,385   45.00      512,325      27        756
Lincoln.......     3,091   40.00      123,640      30        840
Linn..........     5,860   35.00      205,100     ...        ...
Lyon..........     3,991   45.00      179,595     ...        ...
Marion........    10,371   45.00      466,695     113      3,164
Marshall......    17,780   50.00      889,000      68      1,904
McPherson.....    20,178   45.00      908,010     240      6,720
Miami.........    10,528   45.00      473,760      15        420
Mitchell......     4,983   40.00      199,320      16        448
Montgomery....     7,673   35.00      268,555       5        140
Morris........     9,588   40.00      383,520      16        448
Nemaha........    10,559   45.00      475,155     125      3,500
Neosho........     9,368   40.00      374,720       7        196
Ness..........        55   20.00        1,100       4        112
Norton........     1,112   35.00       39,920     114      3,192
Osage.........     6,519   36.00      234,684       5        140
Osborne.......     2,292   40.00       91,680      43      1,204
Ottawa........     7,562   43.00      325,166      38      1,064
Pawnee........     1,314   30.00       39,420     207      5,796
Phillips......     1,933   40.00       77,320     217      6,076
Pottawatomie..    13,308   45.00      598,860      91      2,548
Pratt.........       294   35.00       10,290     ...        ...
Rawlins.......        58   20.00        1,160       8        224
Reno..........     7,417   45.00      333,765      32        896
Republic......    13,260   40.00      530,400      72      2,016
Rice..........     6,609   35.00      231,315     154      4,312
Riley.........     6,090   45.00      274,050     ...        ...
Rooks.........       855   20.00       17,100     ...        ...
Rush..........       392   35.00       13,720     ...        ...
Russell.......     3,720   30.00      111,600      11        308
Saline........    10,951   40.00      438,040     274      7,672
Sedgwick......    10,555   40.00      422,200       1         28
Shawnee.......     9,668   40.00      386,720       9        252
Sheridan......        42   20.00          840     ...        ...
Smith.........     3,400   35.00      119,000     372     10,416
Stafford......       562   25.00       14,050     ...        ...
Sumner........     8,858   46.00      384,468       5        140
Trego.........        53   11.00          583      12        336
Wabaunsee.....     4,656   40.00      186,240       3         84
Washington....    15,569   40.00      622,760      41      1,148
Wilson........     3,177   35.00      111,195     ...        ...
Woodson.......     5,362   35.00      187,670     ...        ...
Wyandotte.....     4,341   50.00      217,050      14        392
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     TOTAL....   529,234   41.46   21,946,284   8,746    244,888
  Total, 1881.   338,130   29.28    9,900,768   6,361    110,125
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