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Monthly prices in Angoulême, 1819-1880

Author: Frédéric Michaud

The datafile: spreadsheet, (.xls, 66 Kb)

The data on Angoulême were obtained from:
"Mercuriales d'Angoulême", in: Annales de la Société d'agriculture, arts et commerce du département de la Charente. These are also available through the search engine (use: recherche) of Gallica, bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France.

This datafile contains monthly price quotations for the following goods:

Wheat			100 litres
Dry beans		100 litres
White bread		1 kg
Beef			1 kg
Veal			1 kg
Mutton			1 kg
Pork			1 kg
Straw			100 kg
Red wine		2 litres

Prices are quoted in French francs. The franc contained 4.5 grams of silver and was subdivided into 100 centimes.

Data for the following years were missing: 1827-1829, 1831, 1833-1838, 1840-1842, 1866-1868, 1875-1876.


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