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Study Report

Study Number: CB-505-004-2-1-International-DPLS-1727

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Virginia slave trade in the eighteenth century, 1727-1769 [BADGIR edition].  [machine-readable data file] / Klein, Herbert S.  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 2/3/2009

Number of Files Received: 1

Comments: This BADGIR edition was created by DPLS staff on 3/26/2004. It integrated the documents and data in BADGIR online system. To access this study BADGIR, please clink on this link and expand the list under Data and Information Service Center Catalog.

This data set was complied from Table 134. Negroes Imported into Virginia, 1727-1769 in Elizabeth Donnan's Documents Illustrative of the Slave Trade in America, IV, (New York: 1965, 4 v.) In Donnan's book the ship's name, master's name and owner's name are complete while in this data set only the first three letters of the ship's name and the initials of the first and last name for the master and owner are available. For genealogy research, users needs to go to Elizabeth Donnan's book.

Access Status: Unrestricted access

Date Ordered: 2/3/2009

Abstract: The statistics from the Elizabeth Donnan volumes, Documents Illustrative of the Slave Trade in America were analyzed to determine the internal dynamics of the slave trade to Virginia in terms of routes and shipping, and to place that trade with its sources, volume, ship's slave-carrying capacity, frequency of voyage, and tonnage patterns within the context of the general structure of the entire Atlantic slave trade in the eighteenth century.

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