Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Commerce: United States Tobacco Exports to France (in Hogsheads). 1800-1816.

 

Year

Tobacco Exported (in Hogsheads)

1800

143

1801

5,006

1802

16,216

1803

9,815

1804

14,623

1805

12,135

1806

9,182

1807

2,876

1808

556

1809

None direct

1810

None direct

1811

569

1812

142

1813

188

1814

None direct

1815

2,843

1816

4,076

"A hogshead of tobacco usually measures 48 inches in length and diameter and contains approximately 1000 pounds of tobacco."


Source: Homans, J. Smith.  Cyclopedia of Commerce and Commercial Navigation. N.Y.: Harper, 1858.

  



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