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 7 August 1820 (Thirteen Months)

1820—7 Aug 1820—13 months

                        Free white males under 10
                        Males 10-16
                        Males 16-18
                        Males 16-26
                        Males 26-45
                        Males 45 and over
                        Females same, but no 16-18
                        Foreigners not naturalized
                        Agriculture
                        Commerce
                        Manufacturing
                        Free Colored
                        Slaves

Value

Unique Features and Problems

  • Breaks down the male group, 16-26, into two groups.
  • Lists the number of persons not naturalized
  • Occupation (agriculture, commercial, manufacture)
  • African Americans are placed in separate groups: Free or slave
  • Ages for the African Americans are broken into categories
  • No printed form or paper provided
  • Indians not taxed are not included

States Covered and Missing

 

                States Covered               States Missing
Alabama (part)
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Georgia (most)
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee (part)
Vermont
Virginia (inc. West Virginia)
New Jersey


Territories

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Oregon (also a part of Britain)

Bibliographic Citation


 

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