An Act for the Subsistence Clothing and the Better Regulation and Government of Slaves: For Enlarging the Powers of the Council of Protection; for Preventing the Improper Transfer of Slaves and for Other Purposes

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Aikman, 1817 - 103 頁
 

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第 84 頁 - And there is a further provision that the names of the proprietors shall be entered in a book to be kept for that purpose by the clerk of the concern.
第 49 頁 - And whereas it has been found that the practice of ignorant, superstitious, or designing slaves, of attempting to instruct others, has been attended with the most pernicious consequences, and. even • with the loss of life : Be it enacted, That any slave or slaves, found guilty of preaching and teaching as Anabaptists, or otherwise, without a permission from their owner and the quarter sessions for the parish in which such preaching or teaching takes place, shall be punished in such manner as any...
第 18 頁 - ... in force, or .hereafter to be in force, there to be maintained and provided for, according to the directions of this act, hereinbefore declared, XVI II.
第 14 頁 - ... medical care, and attendance, in the workhouses or other convenient places of the said several towns and parishes of this island, of such negro, mulatto, or other slaves, or other unhappy objects as aforesaid : And the magistrates respectively of such town and parish are hereby empowered and required, upon...
第 55 頁 - ... or goat, or the flesh of horse, mare, mule, or ass, and such slave shall not give a satisfactory account how he or she became possessed of such meat, that then such Negro or other slave, upon conviction thereof, shall suffer such punishment as the...
第 11 頁 - ... to any person who will sue for the same, to be recovered in a summary manner before any two justices of the peace.
第 74 頁 - That no negro or other slave shall be allowed to hunt any cattle, horses, mares, mules or asses, in any part of this island, with lances, guns, cutlasses, or other instruments of death, unless in the company of his or their master, overseer or some other white person by him or them deputed, or by permission in writing; and if any negro or other slave shall offend, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this act, he or they, being thereof convicted before two justices, shall suffer such punishment...
第 85 頁 - ... any slave, if the said slave cannot be immediately taken on the said warrant, the owner, possessor, attorney, guardian, or overseer, of such slave shall be served with a copy of the said warrant ; and if he, she, or they, do not carry the said slave before a magistrate, to be dealt with according to law on the said warrant; and if it shall be afterwards proved that the owner, possessor, attorney, guardian, or overseer, of such slave wilfully detained or concealed said slave, he, she, or they,...
第 30 頁 - ... be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That no slave, such only excepted as are going with fire-wood, grass, fruit, provisions, or small stock and other goods, which they may lawfully sell, to market, and returning therefrom, shall hereafter be suffered or permitted to go out of his or her master or owner's plantation or settlement, or to travel from one town or place to another, unless such slave shall have a ticket from his master* owner, employer, or overseer, expressing particularly...
第 68 頁 - ... runaway slave or slaves, made without such certificate being obtained, shall be, and the same is hereby enacted and declared to be, null and void, to all intents and purposes, and no right, title, or interest whatsoever shall pass thereunder to any purchaser whomsoever, any...

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