From the CORGIS Dataset ProjectBy Ryan Whitcomb (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This dataset has financial records of New Orleans slave sales, 1856-1861. There are almost 16,000 sales recorded in this dataset.
Calomiris, Charles W., and Jonathan Pritchett. 2016. "Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War." American Economic Review, 106(1): 1-23.
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(require "slavery.rkt") (get-transaction false)
(require "slavery.rkt") ; These may be slow! (get-transaction true)
Optional argument to control whether ALL or SOME of the data is returned for this function. This makes it much easier to develop and test your code, only using a large (slow) amount of data when you are ready.