Principal Investigator(s): Fogel, Robert W.; Engerman, Stanley L.
Summary: This study includes data on slave sales that occurred on the New Orleans slave market between 1804-1862. For each sale, information was recorded on the date of the sale, the number of slaves on the invoice, the geographical origin of the buyer and seller, the sale price, and characteristics of the slaves sold (age, sex, family relationship, and occupation). The information presented for each transaction was obtained from the notarized bills of sale in the New Orleans Notarial Archival Office. Th... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07423.v2
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