|Other titles||Act, respecting slaves|
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 34201|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||16|
Once unified, the Jerseys produced a comprehensive slave code in , entitled "An Act for Regulating Negro, Indian and Mallatto Slaves within this Province of New-Jersey." This act included provisions banning any buying or selling to slaves, and ordered the whipping of any slave found more than ten miles from their master’s home. Image 2 of A.- No. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act concerning fugitive slaves 2 3. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of any judge or justice of the peace, when he grants or issues any warrant under the provision of the. An Act respecting Slaves. March 14, , Acts 22nd G.A. 2nd sitting, ch who at the time of the passing of this act shall own any slave or slaves in any the United States, our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine, and the act, intitled, “An act to prevent, the importation of slaves into the state of New-Jersey. New Jersey was the last of the Northern states to abolish slavery completely. The last 16 slaves in New Jersey were freed in by the Thirteenth Amendment. The Underground Railroad had several routes crossing the state, four of which ended in Jersey City, where .
Legislative History. The filing of birth certificates for children of slaves was the direct result of "An act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery," passed by the New Jersey Legislature on 15 February (P.L. , chap. CIV, p. ). regular manumission of slaves. This was in "An Act to prevent the Importation of Slaves into the State of New Jersey, and to authorize the Manumission of them under certain Restrictions, and to prevent the Abuse of Slaves," passed 2 March (P.L. , chap. , p. ). The law Jul 29, · (Wikimedia/Salon) Secret history of a northern slave state: How slavery was written into New Jersey's DNA Though eventually & thankfully on the right side of history, the North wasn't immune to. Similar Items. State of New-Jersey. An act, respecting slaves Published: () ; Samuel and Joseph Ogden docket books Author: Ogden, Samuel and Joseph Ogden ; The constitution of the New-Jersey Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery: to which is annexed, extracts from a law of New-Jersey passed the 2d March, , and supplement to the same, passed the 26th November, .
Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. The constitution of the New-Jersey Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery: to which is annexed, extracts from a law of New-Jersey passed the 2d March, , and supplement to the same, passed the 26th November, Slaves > Legal status, laws, etc. State of New-Jersey. An act, respecting. Slavery received recognition in New Jersey in , when the Proprietors, Berkeley and Carteret, in order to speed up the "planting" of their new colony, offered to each settler an additional rant of 75 acres for "every weaker servant, or slave" taken to New Jersey.1 The earliest legislation implying the presence of slaves in this state was. An Act Respecting Slaves. G. Craft. [Chauvet The Federalist and New Jersey State Gazette (after June 23, ). Sherman, Mershon, Thomas and Craft drawn from surveys by William Emley in and found in Basse's Book of Surveys. A copy of this map is. State of New-Jersey. An act, respecting slaves Published: () A legal argument before the Supreme Court of the state of New Jersey at the May term, , at Trenton, for the deliverance of four thousand persons from bondage / by: Stewart, Alvan,