The Sources in GaW
There are currently four types of sources in GaW.
The representation of the four types of sources with the material is as follows:
|Type of source||Number of cases||Number of activities||Number of words in the source text||Numbers of token in the source text|
|Court record||2 637||12 231||431 341||2 679 262|
|Account book||345||4 926||26 714||140 459|
|Diary||34||1 595||21 405||106 060|
|Petition||58||500||18 876||119 806|
|Summa||3 074||19 334||498 336||
3 045 58
Considered chronologically, two-third of the source texts (calculated according to number of words) are from the 17th century, one-fourth from the 18th century, and slightly less than one-tenth from the 16th century. Of the more than 19 000 sustenance activities that are registered in the database, 56 percent are from the 17th century, 25 percent from the 18th century, and 19 percent from the 16th century.