Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

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William and Mary Quarterly

Third Series, Volume LVI
January 1999

Digital Projects

“Wealth and Welfare in Early Maryland:  Evidence from St. Mary’s County.”

By Lois Green Carr and Russell R. Menard.

Supplement Contents

Table IX: Wealth per Head, per White, and per Household, 1755 (Minus Debts, Cash, and Labor)

Personal Wealth
  Per Head Per White  Per Household
No Adjustment
All Adult Children
Included

11.08

16.40

98.40
One-Half Adult
Children Included

10.62

15.73

94.36
Adjusted for Reporting Rate
All Adult Children
Included

10.22

15.13

90.79
One-Half Adult
Children Included

9.79

14.49

86.98