Posted by: Shirley | June 25, 2011

What’s 12,000 Regency pounds in today’s dollars?

Stumbled on this old post while reading “Jane Fairfax” and wondering, just how much is Rachel Campbell’s dowry (12,000 pounds) worth today?

http://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2008/02/10/the-economics-of-pride-and-prejudice-or-why-a-single-man-with-a-fortune-of-4000-per-year-is-a-desirable-husband/

Advertisements

Categories

%d bloggers like this: