Principal Investigator(s): Parker, William N.; Gallman, Robert E.
Summary: This study presents 1860 data on population and farm production in 5,228 farms located in 405 major cotton-producing counties in the South. The data was compiled from the agriculture, slave, and population schedules of the 1860 United States manuscript Census. For each farm, variables describing farm land, machinery, crops, and livestock are included, as well as production figures for specific crops and types of livestock on the farm. The population variables tabulate the free and slave resident... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07419.v1
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