Wages for armament, military equipment, and shipbuilding workers, 1769 and 1816
Compiler: Christine Moll-Murata
The datafile: spreadsheet, (.xsl, 243 Kb)
Further reading is provided in Christine Moll-Murata, Remarks on "Wages for Armament, Military Equipment, and Shipbuilding Workers, 1769 and 1816" - (.pdf, 87 Kb).
tael (liang, 兩), treasury ounce, a unit of account set by the Board of Revenue and used for official accounts: 37 grams of silver, 95-99% purity.