In 1814, jackal skins, along with those of wild cats, were valued at 1 rixdaler
, as compared to 25 rixdalers
for leopard skins and 20 for hyena skins.
Annual government expenses in the last year of Swedish rule amounted to 4,404 rixdalers
, which was financed solely by import duties on liquor and other merchandise and an export tax on furs.
Soren's share amounted to some 30,000 rixdalers
, more than $400,000 by today's reckoning.