Online Data Archive

Slave Trade to Jamaica, 1782-1788, 1805-1808

Compiled by Herbert S. Klein
Columbia University, New York
Stanley L. Engerman
Department of History-Economics
University of Rochester
Spring 1974

From Naval Lists, Public Records Office
Colonial Office, C.O. 142/19-25
1782-1788, 1805-1808
DPLS ed. 1978

ISBN 0-89605-020-3

This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on slave trade to Jamaica, 1782-1788, 1805-1808. Specifically, the data file contains information on the date of arrival, type of ship, name of ship, captain, Jamaican port of arrival, ship tonnage, guns, crew, registration, number of slaves, goods carried, place and date ship built, port of origin of slaves, initial port of embarcation from England, and date ship left England. For more information, please read the Study Description and consult the Online Codebook.

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