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Scottish Economic History Database

Wages drawn from accounts of work: General source notes

These wages are from actual accounts and, as described in chapter 8 of Gibson & Smout, Prices, food and wages in Scotland, 1550 - 1780 (CUP, 1994), the series attempt to portray the 'going rate' for each occupation.

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