TABLE 2. Expenses of Silvertop's woodland operations, 1790 and 1824

Work   Expense   % of total expenditure
(a) 1790  
  s d
Labour felling   32 13 10   13
Labour peeling   36 5 3   14.4
Leading in wood   10 15 6   4.3
Food & drink   16 3 2   6.4
Cutting 'powlings'   8 8 9   3.4
Converting timber   44 14 4   17.8
Chopping bark   22 10 2   8.9
Transporting timber   62 16 6   25
Manager   13 13 0   5.5
Miscellaneous*   1 13 10   1
         
(b) 1824  
Cutting corf rods   5 0 0   9.2
Felling   9 18 3   20
Bark - felling & peeling   26 18 2   53.6
Chopping bark   3 16 0   7.5
Transport   4 15 4   9.7
*Includes tools, smith's work, road repairs