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Affairs of the East India Company: Appendix A (3) No. 1

Pages 1284-1285

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 62, 1830. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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A. (3).

Papers relating more especially to the Tea Trade.

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No. 1.-An Account of the Quantity of Tea Exported by The East India Company from Canton, specifying the several Kinds of Tea, and the Average Prime Cost per Pound, from 1822-23 upto the latest Period the same can be made out.
Kinds of Tea. Teas Exported To England. Kind of Tea Teas Exported To The North American Colonies.
1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28. 1828-29. 1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28. 1828-29.
Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound. Quantity. Average Prime Cost per Pound.
lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d. lbs. s. d.
Bohea 2,072,600 0 8.699 3,589,804 0 9.301 3,685,635 0 9.122 7,642,596 0 9.283 3,862,287 0 9.063 4,198,964 0 9.512 Bohea 87,340 0 9,301. 16,696 0 9.597 123,265 0 9.896 74,576 0 10.325 100,385 0 9.404
Congou 22,745,212 1 3.704 18,773,989 1 3.397 16,310,613 1 2.046 21,384,489 1 1.979 20,898,347 1 2.496 16,951,171 1 2.587 Congou 81,733 1 3.600 396,496 1 1.750 456,707 1 1.980 833,747 1 1.399 914,616 1 0.349
Campoi 139,020 1 6.608 214,153 1 6.427 86,693 1 7.165 678.107 1 6.025 640,890 1 6.558 507,881 1 7.461 Souchong 51,312 1 3.067 41,724 1 5.615 74,744 1 4.995 44,396 1 5.892 19,768 1 9.599
Souchong 265,789 1 9.548 269,456 1 10.501 322,937 1 9.405 230,041 1 9.821 214,054 1 10.510 183,493 1 10.870 Pekoe 3,539 2 0.594 4,168 2 2.392 - - - -
Pekoe 384 1 8.833 33,973 1 11.569 69,196 1 11.788 - - - - Twankay 579,120 1 3.831 603,833 1 3.282 687,008 1 2.090 574,081 1 2.518 146,753 1 6.796
Twankay 3,869,112 1 4.544 3,791,405 1 4.460 4,960,902 1 3.974 7,428.072 1 2.561 5,149,028 1 4.217 5,471.633 1 3.810 Hyson Skin 163,929 1 3.309 315,845 1 2.871 173,337 1 2.860 72,171 1 2.590 10,195 1 4.800
HysonSkin 167,535 1 4.792 178,596 1 5.526 246,496 1 4.627 161,383 1 3.065 214,803 1 4.220 154,767 1 4.238 Young Hyson 173,347 2 2.038 70,687 2 2.894 21,713 2 0.848 - -
Young
Hyson
48,742 1 11.172 4,163 2 3.602 - - - - Hyson 38,830 2 4.730 51,095 2 4.25.6 77.195 2 5.556 47,600. 2 5.017 33,284 2 6.037
Hyson 502,008 2 7.116 666,562 2 7.094 659,527 2 6.936 969,458 2 3.999 613,767 2 6.804 1,149,371 2 2.263 Gunpowder 3,200 2 4.975 4,979 2 8.392 7,873 2 8.404 4,953 2 6.511
29,761,660 27,517,938 26,321,545 38,567,505 31,593,176 28,617,280 - 1,179,150 1,499,576 1,601,403 (fn. 1) 1,676,157 1,229,954
Total 29,761,660 28,697,088 27,821,121 40,168,908 33,269,333 29,847,234

East India House, l7th March 1830.

(Errors excepted.) THO. G. LLOYD,

Accountant General.

Footnotes

  • 1. The Difference of 13,333 lbs. between this Amount and that stated in the Account dated 1st June 1829 arises from an Adjustment of 100 Peculs on the Canton Books, ascertained subsequently to making up the former Account.