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From: Peter Archdale< >
Subject: RE: County Monaghan / CHS and £
Date: 25 Jul 1998 22:44:32 -0700


2 7s 6d in 1845 equates to about 130 today (say $215)
1 3s 9d is about half of that, so equates to 60 (say $100)

What class of passenger was this for? I would guess at 3rd or 2nd class.
It certainly makes today's air fares seem expensive!

Peter

> On the updated values:
> from a Clogher Record article:
> "Passage to America cost 2.7.6 per head and 1.3.9 per child under 14."
> This would be in the mid 1840'ties.
>
> What might that be in today's values?
> TIA...
> ___________________
> Ann Harney
> McGeough / Connolly Floody / Smyth
> County Monaghan
> http://www.exis.net/ahd/monaghan
>
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