Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

Third Series, Volume LVI
January 1999

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“Growth and the Standard of Living in a Pioneer Economy”

By Frank D. Lewis and M. C. Urquhart.

Table IV: Personal Wealth per Household and per Head, 1660 (Minus Debts, Cash, and Labor)

Option Personal Wealth per Household Personal Wealth per Head
1 ,49.31 ,8.13a
2 ,49.72 ,8.04b
3 ,50.97 ,7.80c
4 ,46.27 ,8.89d