Manumission in nineteenth century Virginia by Howard Bodenhorn

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StatementHoward Bodenhorn.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15704, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15704.
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Using previously unexploited data, this paper explores the ages at which slaves were manumitted. OLS estimates reveal that mixed-race slaves, slaves in the tobacco-producing Piedmont, and female Author: Howard Bodenhorn.

Manumission in nineteenth century Virginia by Howard Bodenhorn, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Febru | History. An edition of Manumission in nineteenth century Virginia (). Manumission in nineteenth-century Virginia Abstract.

Using previously unexploited data, this paper explores the ages at which slaves were manumitted. OLS estimates Notes. Quoted in Turtle (), p. The number of Jefferson biographies that wrestle with his reconciliation of References.

Cited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. The results reveal that height, complexion, and sex were the principal determinants of age at manumission.

Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation Bodenhorn, Howard, Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia (January ).Cited by: Howard Bodenhorn, "Manumission in nineteenth-century Virginia," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol.

5(2), pagesJune. "A long-standing debate concerns the rationality of slave owners and this paper addresses that debate within the context of manumission.

Using a Manumission in nineteenth century Virginia book sample of 19th-century Virginia manumissions, I show that manumission was associated with the productive characteristics of slaves.

More productive sla. "Manumission in nineteenth-century Virginia," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol. 5(2), pagesJune. Handle: RePEc:afc:cliome:vyip the crafting of the Virginia Manumission Law.

Idealistic slaveholders used this new law to free their slaves in an era in which the future of slavery in that part of the South seemed doomed. The free black population of Virginia consequently increased from around 3, in.

Virginia Slave Law: Act to Authorize the Manumission of Slaves. Febru By Warren Throckmorton 1 Comment This law (scroll to page 39) allowed the emancipation of slaves by Manumission in nineteenth century Virginia book owner either at death through a will or while an owner was alive via a deed of manumission.

Many slaves were freed by their owners as the result of this law. Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia. Howard Bodenhorn (). NoNBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Abstract: A long-standing debate concerns the rationality of slave owners and this paper addresses that debate within the context of manumission.

Using a new sample of 19th-century Virginia manumissions, I show that manumission was. Howard Bodenhorn. Working Paper DOI /w Issue Date January A long-standing debate concerns the rationality of slave owners and this paper addresses that debate within the context of manumission.

Using a new sample of 19th-century Virginia manumissions, I show that manumission was associated with the productive characteristics of by: statutory prohibitions on private manumission appeared in Virginia between andduring which meaningful restrictions were lifted.

This was followed by a long period between and of restricted rights, but still relatively liberal manumission. The consequence was that manumission, while not common in Virginia, was not as rare as in. Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia Howard Bodenhorn.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Development of the American Economy A long-standing debate concerns the rationality of slave owners and this paper addresses that debate within the context of manumission.

Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia Howard Bodenhorn NBER Working Paper No. January JEL No. N3 ABSTRACT A long-standing debate concerns the rationality of slave owners and this paper addresses that debate within the context of manumission.

Using a new sample of 19th-century Virginia manumissions, I. Manumission in nineteenth-century Virginia. Howard Bodenhorn (). Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History,vol. 5, issue 2, Abstract: Using previously unexploited data, this paper explores the ages at which slaves were manumitted.

OLS estimates reveal that mixed-race slaves, slaves in the tobacco-producing Piedmont, and female slaves of female slave. The Library of Virginia opened in the s and the extant Library catalog lists maps including one that is still in our possession, the John Melish map of the United States.

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Free Blacks and the Registration Process in Nineteenth Century Virginia. Following the moral doctrines of human rights and freedom embraced in the American Revolution, in the Commonwealth of Virginia passed an act authorizing and permitting the manumission of slaves.

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Jamaican historian Verene Shepherd states that the most widely used term is gratuitous manumission, "the conferment of freedom on the enslaved by enslavers before the end of the slave system".

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Morgan on largely relates to the eighteenth and especially the nineteenth centuries. For the earliest periods of colonial development there are no systematic studies of manumission, and none based on quantitative analysis. This article focuses on the manumission process and the characteristics of manumitted slaves from i to I The transition from slavery to freedom in the Americas has been one of the central themes of Stanley Engerman's research.

This emphasis, which characterizes much of the research on slavery over the past fifteen years, represents arguably a natural progression in the historiography of slavery. This volume is concerned with examining the histories of freed slaves in a variety of slave societies in the ancient and modern world, ranging from ancient Rome to the southern States of the US, the Caribbean, and Brazil to Africa in the aftermath of emancipation in the twentieth century.

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After developing a consistent and coherent body of law to regulate the manumission of slaves, the Court suddenly shifted in Because of the increasing fervor of the national discourse surrounding slavery and particularly the.

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Start Over You searched for: Subject Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century Remove constraint Subject: Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century Names Lisa Unger Baskin Collection (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library) Thomas Smith deed of manumission, July This thesis explores the issues surrounding testamentary manumission, the ability of masters to manumit slaves via their will in Virginia during the first half of the nineteenth century.

Using 37 cases in which the will was challenged and appealed up to the Supreme Court of Virginia, I argue that in addition to the complexities of adjudicating a contested will, the arguments and opinions.

The Library of Virginia, in their Out of the Box archives, has a series of articles about the anti-slavery and abolitionist societies which spread into southern states from northern states’ origins. A short history of the Virginia Abolitionist Society can be found here. We know from public writing – one example is the letter below – that Yardley Taylor and brothers Benjamin and Henry.

(). ‘That All Her Increase Shall Be Free’: enslaved women's bodies and the Maryland Law of Manumission. Women's History Review: Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. The author links two types of social shocks to liberations through quantitative analysis of all liberations granted by masters in Brunswick County, Virginia, from to Manumission deterrents and generators explain the rates at which manumission documents were written and chattels were freed.

Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected white Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty.

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