From: McDowell, William L. Colonial Records of South Carolina: Documents Relating to Indian Affairs, 1754-1765. Columbia, SC.  University of South Carolina Press.  pp. 366-369

TABLE OF GOODS AND PRICES FOR THE INDIAN TRADE
Charles Town, in South Carolina, July 19th, 1762
By the Directors of the Cherokee Indian Trade, on Account of the Publick of the said Province.
An alphabetical Table of the several Species of Goods, Wares and Merchandizes, and of the several Prices, the same are to be sold at, to the Indians, for clean, dry, well.drest and merchantable heavy Deer Skins, each weighing a Pound, and upwards, or a Pound of Bever Skins or Pelts, for each heavy drest Deer Skin, or two good light drest Deer Skins (under a Pound each) for one heavy drest Deer Skin, or if any such drest Deer Skin shall weigh one Pound and an half, or two Pounds, or two Pounds and an half, or three Pounds, or three Pounds and an half, or four Pounds, or four Pounds and an half, or five Pounds Weight, it shall be received and taken for such Weight respectively, and for no more, when offered singly. But in receiving a Quantity of heavy drest Deer Skins, the Whole shall be weighed together. Nevertheless in no Case shall any Allowance be made, for any Weight, under Half a Pound. . Or
for good and lawful paper Currency of this Province, allowing ten Shillings, in lieu of every Pound of heavy drest Deer Skins, as above mentioned. Or for good and lawful gold or silver Coin, at their respective current Rates or Value, in Charles Town abovesaid.
Arm Plates; see Plates
Ax, Pitching ———- 1 and so Proportionally – – 4
Beads, Barley-corn ———- 7 Strings – – – – – – 1
Bed Lace
best ———- 4 Yards – – – – – – – 1
inferiour ———- 6 Yards – – – – – – – 1
Blankets, Strouds, ———- 2 Yards – – – – – – – 6
striped Duffields ———- 6
Bobs, Ear, of Silver, ———- a Pair——–2
Brass; see Wire and Kettles ———-
Breast-Plates; see Plates ———-
Bridle, and see Saddle &c. ———- 1 ———2
Bullets, leaden ———- 60———1
Buttons: either of Glass, or Stone: set in white Metal, or Mother of Pearl ———- 1 Dozen——-1
Caddice, Scarlet ———- 12 Yards – – – – – – – 1
Calicoe ———- a Yard – – – – – – – – 2
Calimanco, Striped ———- a Yard – – – – – – – 2
Checked Linnen; see Linnen ———-
Combs Horn, ———- 2 ——–1
Combs, Bone, ———- 1 ———1
Crupper, for a Saddle ———- 1 ———-1
Cutteau; see Knives ———-
Duffields, blue, ———- a Yard – – – – – – – – 3
and see Blankets ———-
Ear Bobs; see Bobs and Silver ———-
Flannel ———- 2 Yards – – – – – – – 3
Flints ———- 20———1
Garlix; see Linnen ———-
Gartering ———- 6 Yards – – – – – – – 1
Glasses, Looking ———- Large One- – – – – – – 1-1/2
Glass; see Beads and Buttons ———- Smaller One – – – – – – 1
Gun ———- 1 – – – – – – – – – 14
Hatchets, Square-Eye ———- 1———2
Hatchets, Oval-Eye ———- 1———1
Hoe ———- 1———3
Kettles
Brass ———- 1 Pound – – – – – – – 2
Tinn, largest ———- 1———4
less ———- 1———3
least ———- 1; as- – – – – – some 2
 ———- in bigness – – – – – some 1
Knives, common Clasp ———- 2———1
small Cutteaus ———- 2 ———1
larger Cutteau ———- 1————–1
largest Cutteau ———- 1————2
Lace, Bed; see Bed Lace ———-
Linnen, Osnabrigs ———- 1 Yard – – – – – 1
Checked coarse ———- 1 Yard – – – – – – 1
Garlix coarse ———- a Yard – – – – – – 1
Looking-glasses; see Glasses ———-
Osnabrigs; see Linnen ———-
Padlock, a small One ———-  ———-1
Pan, Tin Pudding,. round ———- 1 large——-2
 ———- 1 small – – – – – – – 1-1/2
Plains, blue or white, ———- 1-1/4 Yards – – – – – – 2
Plates of Silver, Arm ———- 1
Breast, plain ———- 1——9
chased ———- 1———-12
Wrist ———- 1——–6
Pots, Tin, a Quart ———- 1———–1
a Pint ———- 2—————1
Powder ———- 14 Ounces – – – – – – – 1
Rasor ———- 1———1
Ribbon, Slight Taffety ———- 2 Yards – -1
1 I 61 Saddle, with a Bridle ———-  ——— 1
best Sort ———- 1each——-20
inferior Sort· ———- 1 each —— 15
Salt, half a Bushel, with a Bag of 3/4 Yard Osnabrigs ———-  ———-6
Scarlet, Caddice; see Caddice, Scarlet ———-
Scissors of about £1 a dozen cost ———- 2 Pair——-1
of about £2 a dozen cost ———- 1 Pair——–1
Serge, imbossed ———- a Yard – – – – – – – 2-1/2
Shirt, a checked one – – – – – ———-  ———-3
a white one – – – – – ———-  ——– 3
Silver; see Ear Bobs and Plates ———-
Steels, Fire ———- 2 ———— 1
Stone; see Buttons ———-
Strouds; see Blankets ———-
Tin; see Kettles and Pans and Pots ———-
Vermilion ———- an Ounce – – – – – – – 1
Wampam, blackish, ———- 24——– 1
Wire, Brass, largest ———- a Yard – – – – – – – 1
Wire, Brass, small ———- 2 Yards – – – – – – – 1
Wrist, Silver Plates; see Plates and Silver ———-

In case of any other Species of Goods, sell them as the Directors shall hereafter appoint, or for Want of ·such Appointment, in Proportion to their Cost.
Given under our Hands, July 19th, 1762 in the second Year of His Majesty King George the Third’s Reign
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THOMAS LAMBOLL
THOMAS SHUBRICK
GABRIEL MANIGAULT
JOHN SAVAGE
THOMAS SMITH
Directors

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