Manumission in Nineteenth Century Virginia
NBER Working Paper No. 15704
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I thank Art Budros, Shawn Cole, Tomas Cvrcek, Bill Dougan, Kevin Tsui, Marianne Wanamaker, Dan Wood and seminar participants at Clemson, Michigan, Northwestern, and Wake Forest for valuable comments on earlier drafts. Pam Bodenhorn provided valuable research assistance. Financial support from the National Science Foundation (SES-0109165), the Earhart Foundation, and Lafayette College is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.