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Regulated wages paid by the state in public construction at the capital, 1659-1736, according to the Huidian shili (Collected statutes and factual precedents), 1899, and the Jiuqing yiding wuliao jiazhi (Prices of materials decided by the nine ministers)

Compiler: Christine Moll-Murata

The datafile: spreadsheet, (.xls, 25 Kb)

Further reading is provided in Christine Moll-Murata, The wage data in Da Qing huidian shili (Collected statutes of the great Qing dynasty, with factual precedents) and Jiuqing yiding wuliao jiazhi (Prices of materials decided by the Nine Ministers) - (.pdf, 75 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.

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