155 years ago today - Aug 17, 1864

The Deseret News reports the setting up of a list of articles and prices in gold for Utah markets. Flour is put at $12 a hundred pounds, wheat $5 a bushel, and corn $4. This is, in reality, a form of price control.

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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