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Prices and Wages by Decade: Up through 1779

Links to government documents and primary sources listing retail prices for products and services, as well as wages for common occupations.

Wages in the American colonies, up through 1779

 

WAGES in MARYLAND

WAGES in MASSACHUSETTS

WAGES in NEW HAMPSHIRE

WAGES in PENNSYLVANIA

WAGES in RHODE ISLAND

Wages in Foreign Countries, up through 1779

Wages and Prices, 1700-1779 - Context and Analysis

Prices in the American colonies, up through 1779

PRICES for FOOD, up through 1779

PRICES for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS and FARM TOOLS, up through 1779

PRICES for TRAVEL and TRANSPORTATION, up through 1779

PRICES for TOBACCO, up through 1779

PRICES for CLOTHING and SHOES, up through 1779

PRICES for HOUSING and LAND, up through 1779

PRICE of BUILDING MATERIALS

PRICES for SERVICES, up through 1779

PRICES for HEALTH CARE, up through 1779

Prices in Foreign Countries - 1700s

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