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    Re: Lunar trouble, need help
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2008 Jul 08, 16:42 -0600

    On 8 Jul 2008 at 19:57, George Huxtable wrote:
    
    > Responding to my question about watches used at sea at the start of the 18th
    > century, Ken Muldrew quoted from _The_Industrious_Revolution_ by Jan de
    > Vries (CUP 2008)
    >
    >  "[deletia] ... Parisian inventories reveal
    > that as early as 1700, 13 percent of servants and 5 percent of wage earners
    > owned a watch."
    >
    > and I had asked for details about that "pocket globe" and for any quoted
    > references.
    
    The reference for the Parisian inventories is:
    
    Daniel Roche, Le Peuple de Paris. Essais sur la culture populaire au XVIIIe siecle
    (Paris: Aubier Montaigne, 1981), p. 226.
    
    I forgot to include it in my first reply...sorry about that.
    
    Ken Muldrew.
    
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