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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 in the United States, 1820-1829

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1820-1829

Wages, 1820s - Analysis

Prices in the United States, 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

COST of ATTENDING COLLEGE, 1820s

These are publications direct from the colleges; they are not government documents.

PRICE of HEALTH CARE, 1820-1829

PRICES for SERVICES, 1820s

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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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