Principal Investigator(s): Hindus, Michael S.
Summary: This dataset is part of a larger data collection effort conducted by the principal investigator to study crime, justice, and penal reform in Massachusetts and South Carolina from 1760 to 1880. Data are presented in this file on over 600 slave trials in two counties of ante-bellum South Carolina from 1818 to 1861. Included are variables documenting the accused crime, verdict, punishment, and item stolen (if applicable), as well as the defendant's name, sex, status, owner, and da... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08674.v1
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