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== Unique Features  ==
 
 
*First time a nation wide count was taken (population was 3,929,214) <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
  
 
== Content ==
 
== Content ==
  
== Problems ==
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== Unique Features and Problems ==
  
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*First time a nation wide count was taken (population was 3,929,214) <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
*No printed form or paper provided  
 
*No printed form or paper provided  
*The jurisdiction of the 13 original covered actually the area of 17 states.  
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*The jurisdiction of the 13 original covered actually the area of 17 states.
 
*Age brackets very limited, especially for the females.  
 
*Age brackets very limited, especially for the females.  
 
*Since the census went until 1792, some children may have been counted that were not actually born by August 1790  
 
*Since the census went until 1792, some children may have been counted that were not actually born by August 1790  
 
*Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages.  
 
*Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages.  
*Indians that were not taxed were not included. <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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*Indians that were not taxed were not included.
 
 
== States Covered  ==
 
  
*Connecticut
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== States Covered and Missing&nbsp; ==
*Maine (part of Massachusetts)
 
*Maryland
 
*Massachusetts
 
*New Hampshire
 
*New York
 
*North Carolina
 
*Pennsylvania
 
*Rhode Island
 
*South Carolina
 
*Vermont&nbsp;<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --> <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
  
== States Missing  ==
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(Burned during the War of 1812: most have substitute lists)<br>
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;States Covered
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| Connecticut <br>Maine (part of Massachusetts) <br>Maryland <br>Massachusetts <br>New Hampshire <br>New York <br>North Carolina <br>Pennsylvania <br>Rhode Island <br>South Carolina <br>Vermont <br>
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| (Burned during the War of 1812: most have substitute lists)Delaware <br>Georgia <br>Kentucky <br>New Jersey <br>Tennessee part of (Southwest Territory) <br>Virginia <br>
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*Delaware
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*Georgia
 
*Kentucky
 
*New Jersey
 
*Tennessee (Southwest Territory)
 
*Virginia <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
  
 
== Territories  ==
 
== Territories  ==

Revision as of 00:57, 17 July 2008

Additional information may be found on the United States Census Portal page.

1790 Census Dates 

2 August 1790 -1 May 1791 (1 Mar 1792)

Content

Unique Features and Problems

  • First time a nation wide count was taken (population was 3,929,214)
  • No printed form or paper provided
  • The jurisdiction of the 13 original covered actually the area of 17 states.
  • Age brackets very limited, especially for the females.
  • Since the census went until 1792, some children may have been counted that were not actually born by August 1790
  • Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages.
  • Indians that were not taxed were not included.

States Covered and Missing 

 

         States Covered                    States Missing
Connecticut
Maine (part of Massachusetts)
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Vermont
(Burned during the War of 1812: most have substitute lists)Delaware
Georgia
Kentucky
New Jersey
Tennessee part of (Southwest Territory)
Virginia

Territories

(May have some type of substitute list or an area covering a county)

  • Northwest Territory
  • Southwest Territory