Philadelphia 1754 TAX LIST FOR CHESTNUT, SOUTH, AND MIDDLE WARDS matched with taxpayers on 1756 tax list
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<p>Gary B. Nash, <em>The Urban Crucible (1979); </em>and the following by Billy G. Smith,</p> <p>1) <em>The "Lower Sort:" Philadelphia's Laboring People, 1750‑1800</em> (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1990). Hardback and paperback (1993).</p> <p>2) "Poverty in Early America," in <em>Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies</em>, Jacob Ernest Cooke et al., eds., 3 vols. (N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993), 1:483‑494.</p> <p>3) "The Vicissitudes of Fortune: The Careers of Laboring Men in Philadelphia, 1750‑1800," in Stephen Innis, ed., <em>Work and Labor in Early America</em> (Institute of Early American History: University of North Carolina Press, 1988), 221‑251. Hardback and paperback editions.</p> <p>4) "The Material Lives of Laboring Philadelphians, 1750‑1800," <em>William and Mary Quarterly</em>, XXXVIII, 3d Series (April, 1981), 163‑202. Reprinted in Robert St. George, ed., <em>Material Life in America, 1600‑1860</em>(Northeastern University Press: Boston, 1988), 233‑260; and in Peter Charles Hoffer, ed., <em>The Pace of Change: Politics and Society in Pre‑Revolutionary America</em> (Garland Publishing Inc.: N.Y., 1990).</p> <p>5) "Occupational Hierarchy in the United States: 1789‑1969," <em>Social Forces</em>, 56 (March, 1978), 881‑899. With Andrea Tyree.</p> <p>6) "Death and Life in a Colonial Immigrant City: A Demographic Analysis of Philadelphia," <em>Journal of Economic History</em>, XXXVII (December, 1977), 863‑889.</p> <p>7) "The Population of Eighteenth‑Century Philadelphia," <em>The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,</em> XCIX (July, 1975), 362‑268. With Gary B. Nash.</p>
Philadelphia 1754 TAX LIST FOR CHESTNUT, SOUTH, AND MIDDLE WARDS matched with taxpayers on 1756 tax list. Note: only the tax list for 3 wards in 1754 is still extant. In addition, the names in this file do not include all of the names in 1754 but only the names of taxpayers who were recorded in 1756 as well. (Note: see separate file on MEAD for the full 1756 tax list). SOURCE: Hannah Benner Roach, comp., "Taxables in Chestnut, Middle and South Wards," The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, volume 21, 151-96.