WAGES in the UNITED STATES, 1860s - General Sources
WAGES in AUSTRALIA, 1860s
WAGES in BELGIUM, 1860s
WAGES in FRANCE, 1860s
WAGES in GREAT BRITAIN, 1860s
WAGES in IRELAND, 1860s
WAGES in SCOTLAND, 1860s
WAGES in SPAIN, 1860s
WAGES in SWEDEN, 1860s
The following examples were found in newspaper advertisements.
Housing, farm and land prices are under tabs by state and territory, above.
"There are many portions of the [American] West
where at the present time (fall of 1866),
this cottage could be fully completed for $400 to $500."
Floor plans and additional detail in:
Woodward's cottages and farm houses,
published 1867, pp. 18-19.
New Mexico Territory
This dwelling was built in 1867 near Pilot Point, Texas. Photo taken in 1885.
Source: University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, Special Collections.
Although we prefer to list retail prices on this website, it can be challenging to locate data collected during the Civil War. Prices in various areas of the country could be quite different, and the economic environment was volatile. These links to monthly wholesale prices may be helpful to researchers:
Prices in AUSTRALIA, 1860s
Prices in BELGIUM, 1860s
Prices in GREAT BRITAIN, 1860s
Prices in INDIA, 1860s
Prices in IRELAND, 1860s
Prices in ITALY, 1860s
Prices in SPAIN, 1860s
Prices in SWEDEN, 1860s
"75 Years of American Finance: A Graphic Presentation 1861-1935"
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis.
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