The New Bedford, Mass., " Standard " has the following:"We understand tbat $1,30 per gallon has been refused for sperm oil during the past week. The last sales that have come to our knowledge were made at $i,28. Tbe quantity in the market is extremely small. The vessels which are to arrive here within the next few weeks will make profita ble voyages for the owners."
This article was originally published with the title "Sperm Oil" in Scientific American 8, 24, 187 (February 1853)