Call number Z/1129.000 MDAH Collection.

In 1867, a good supply of groceries could be purchased for $29.97.  Sugar cost fifteen cents a pound, coffee was thirty cents a pound, a keg of lard could be purchased for $7.35, mackerel was $3.00, two hams weighing over twenty-two pounds cost $4.12, and two gallons of molasses cost $2.00.