Christopher August Wheeler is a 39 year-old farmer in 1872. His farm is located in Little Rock township in Kendall County, Illinois. He has a wife, Nellie, and 3 children, ages 1, 11, and 12. Wheeler has kept detailed accounts of family and farm expenses and receipts for the year.
|Click on an item to see how much the family spent on that item.|
|What type of expense do you think was the highest for the family?||From what do you think the family received the most income?|
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