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Colonial and State Census Records

Research Guide to Colonial and State Census Records


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Bickford, Christopher P. "The Lost Connecticut Census of 1762 Found," Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 44 (April, 1979), pp. 33-43 [CSL call number F 91 .C67]. Describes the censuses of 1756, 1762, and 1774 and includes a reproduction of the 1762 tabulation and a table comparing the town-by-town population of the colony in the three census years.

Daniels, Bruce C. The Connecticut Town: Growth and Development. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1979 [CSL call number HistRef HT 123.5 .C8 D35]. See especially chapter 2, "The Growth and Distribution of Population."

Greene, Evarts B. and Virginia D. Harrington. American Population Before the Federal Census of 1790. New York: Columbia University Press, 1932. Reprint, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993 [CSL call number HB 3505 .G7 1993].

McManis, Douglas R. Colonial New England: A Historical Geography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1975 [CSL call number HC 107 .A11 M17].

Olson, Albert Lakvern. Agricultural Economy and the Population in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut. Tercentenary Pamphlet XL [CSL call number ConnDoc T271h p no. 40].

Thompson, Warren S. and P. K. Whelpton. Population Trends in the United States. New York: McGraw Hill, 1933 [CSL call number HB 3505 .T5].

Well, Robert V. The Population of the British Colonies Before 1776: A Survey of Census Data. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975 [CSL call number HistRef HB 3501 .W45].

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