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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Slaves--Abuse of"
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An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

Date
1824-12-30
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Governor William Pope Duval on December 30, 1824. The act sets rules for many aspects of the institution of slavery, including emancipation, runaways, overseers, treatment of slaves, punishment of slave conspiracies, misbehavior, and riots, and restrictions on slaves moving freely about, or trading.
Collection
An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

Date
1828-01-19
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Acting Governor William M. McCarty on January 19, 1828. The act effectively establishes an elaborate slave code for Florida, regulating the introduction of slaves into the territory, a definition of a slave, punishments of both slaves and free people of color, licensing for free people of color, slaves with firearms, slaves buying or selling independently of their masters, and runaway slaves.
Collection
Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833

Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833

Date
1833
Description
Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's 1833 description of the United States, its social customs, political institutions and other attributes. Murat defends the institution of chattel slavery and addresses common critiques of the practice.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
fsd_f348.02s-a188-1824_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824TextSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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fsd_f348.02s-a188-1827_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828TextSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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flc_917.3-m972_01Excerpt from Prince Achille Murat's "A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America" Relating to Slavery, 1833TextSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_917.3-m972_01.jpg
flc_326-k55t_01Zephaniah Kingsley, Treatise on the Patriarchal or Cooperative System of Society as it Exists in Some Governments, and Colonies in America, and in the United States Under the Name of Slavery, with its Necessity and Advantages, 1829TextSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
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