Found 4 collections related to Cost and standard of living -- Massachusetts -- 19th century

Hale, William (Librarian)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1286
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This family and farm account book contains entries made between 1789 and 1865 by William Hale, Jr. of Tyringham, Massachusetts, and by his descendants in the Sweet family line. Entries record prices for commodities and charges for services performed
Taunton (Mass.). Assessors
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1902
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript records (8 volumes) of the Assessors of the Fire Districts of the town of Taunton, Massachusetts for the years 1844, 1846-1847, 1849, and 1851-1852, containing lists of persons, valuation of taxable property and taxes upon the same
Taunton (Mass.). Assessors
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1901
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript records (3 volumes) of the Assessors of the town of Taunton, Massachusetts, containing lists of persons, valuation of estates in highway districts, and the highway tax. Dated 1845-1846
Felton, Silas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 986
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Silas Felton (1776-1828) was the son of a prosperous farmer from Marlboro, Massachusetts. was a schoolteacher, store owner, land surveyor, and later became an elected town clerk.