The United States produced very nearly seven-tenths of the total " visible " cotton crops of the world.
- A little over seven-tenths of the total area of the county is under cultivation.
You boast of spending a tenth part of your income in charity; maybe you should spend the nine tenths so, and done with it.
Subsequently, it was decided to repeal these additional tenths, the first being abolished in 1886 and the rest in 1887.
In 1900 the Birmingham district produced six-sevenths of the total pig iron exported from the United States, and in 1902 nine-tenths of Alabama's coal, coke and pig iron; in 1905 Jefferson county produced 67.5% of the total iron and steel product of the state, and 62.5% of the pig iron produced by the state.