Friday, January 20, 2017

Wages For Farm Labors in NJ 1852

In 1852 David Walker, at $7 per month. Rent house at $25 per year; wages, at 50

cents per day. Peter McHugh, at $9 per month for four months, and seven months at $10 per month.

Average for the state was $10 per month with board for the year. $12 per summer months. $1. to $1.75 for days of harvest. And with board the average was .65 cents per day.

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