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How Much is a Dollar Worth? The Value of Money, and Cows, Over Time

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Gallagher Blogs (from the University of Washington Law School Library) has a research tip that may come in handy one day, either around the dinner table or when writing a brief:

How Can You Compare Dollars (or Pounds or Yen) Over Time? (Sunday, December 6, 2009)

Measuring Worth is a website by two economic historians — backed by an impressive advisory board — to help us make sense of monetary amounts at different times….” (link to full post)

The Gallagher law librarian gives us a great example using the $80 cow, Rose of Aberlone, from the beloved law school case, Sherwood v. Walker, 33 N.W. 919 (Mich. 1887)).

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