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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1820-1829

Links to U. S. government documents listing retail prices for typical consumer purchases, and wages for common occupations. All data is for the United States unless specifically indicated.

Wages, 1820-1829

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1820-1829

Wages, 1820s - Analysis

Prices, 1820-1829

PRICES for FOOD, 1820s

PRICES for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, 1820s

PRICES for TRANSPORTATION, 1820s

PRICES for CLOTHING and SEWING SUPPLIES, 1820s

PRICES for HARDWARE and BUILDING MATERIALS, 1820s

PRICES for SERVICES, 1820s

COST of ATTENDING COLLEGE, 1820s

Until we locate a government source listing college cost averages, we will list expenses for individual colleges as we find them.  These are publications direct from the colleges; they are not government documents.

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Prices in Foreign Countries, 1820-1829

PRICES in CANADA, 1820s

PRICES in GREAT BRITAIN, 1820s

PRICES in ITALY, 1820s

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