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Aberdeen Town Council Price Statutes; 1541 - 1701 (pt. 4)

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 Aberdeen Town Council Price Statutes; 1541 - 1701

 From; The minute books of the town council of aberdeen,
       volumes 17 - 58 (1541 - 1701), held at the Town House, 
       Aberdeen.  (Some price statutes were provided per. comm. by
       G. DesBrisay, who has since produced 'Authority and discipline 
       in Aberdeen, 1650-1700' (Unpublished University of Aberdeen 
       Ph.D. thesis, 1989).)

 This file contains;
 1 - Candle (per pound); 1547-1701
 2 - Great oats (per peck); 1552-1613
 3 - Rye bread (per ounce); 1603-1643
 4 - Rye (per boll); 1603-1643
 5 - Oatbread (per ounce); 1614-1701
 6 - Oatmeal (per boll); 1614-1642

FORMAT
1 2 5 1 3 0 0 0 (I2,1X,I4,1X,I3)
1 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 (I2,1X,I4,9X,I2)
1 2 4 2 3 0 0 0 (I2,1X,I4,12X,F5.3)
3 2 2 1 1 2 3 0 (I2,1X,I4,18X,I2,1X,I2,1X,I2)
1 2 4 2 3 0 0 0 (I2,1X,I4,27X,F5.3)
3 2 2 1 1 2 3 0 (I2,1X,I4,33X,I2,1X,I2,1X,I2)
STOP
Mo Year Candle  Gt. Cost   Rye   Cost of Oatmeal
         (lb)  oats of oz.(boll) oz. of   (boll)
              (peck) rye           oat
                    bread          bread
         d.     d.  d.   L. s. d.  d.   L. s. d.
DATA
10 1547  10
10 1552  10      8
10 1554  10
10 1555  10
10 1558  10
10 1575  12
10 1576  12
10 1577  18
10 1578  15
10 1582  20
10 1583  20
10 1584  20     18
10 1585  26     18
10 1590  24     32
10 1591  24     32
10 1592  24     32
10 1593  30     40
10 1597  32
10 1598  32
11 1602  36
 6 1603            0.600  6 
10 1603  36        0.545  6
10 1604  36
10 1605  28
10 1606  40     60 0.500  5
10 1607  40
11 1610         48
10 1613         80
 2 1614                           0.533  5  6  8
 5 1615            0.800  8
10 1615            0.800  8
 1 1616                           0.571  6
 1 1635                           0.744  8 13  4
 4 1636                           0.744  8
 3 1638                           0.615
 5 1642                           0.744  8
 8 1642  54
11 1642                           0.780  8
10 1643  54        0.750  7
11 1648  60                       0.762
10 1649  60
10 1650  60
10 1651  54
10 1652  54                       0.800
 4 1653                           0.500
10 1653  54                       0.800
10 1654  54                       0.444
10 1656  54                       0.444
10 1657  48                       0.444
10 1658  60                       0.533
10 1659                           0.615
10 1660  54                       0.571
10 1661  54                       0.516
10 1662  54
10 1663  54
11 1664  60                       0.516
11 1665  54                       0.471
10 1666  56                       0.444
10 1667  54
10 1668  54                       0.500
10 1669  48                       0.500
10 1670  54                       0.471
10 1671  54                       0.444
10 1672  54                       0.500
10 1673  54                       0.444
10 1674  54                       0.444
10 1675  54                       0.500
10 1676  54                       0.667
10 1677  54                       0.400
10 1678  60                       0.400
10 1679  54                       0.364
10 1680  54                       0.364
10 1681  54                       0.348
10 1682  54                       0.400
10 1683  54                       0.400
10 1684  54                       0.400
10 1685  54                       0.400
10 1686  54                       0.400
10 1687  54                       0.400
10 1688  54                       0.400
10 1689  54                       0.400
10 1697  48                       0.571
10 1701  60                       0.571
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