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" No free negro, free mulatto, or free person of mixed blood, descended from negro ancestors, to the fourth generation inclusive, (though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person.) shall vote for members of the senate or house of commons. "
Commentaries on American Law - Page 289
by James Kent - 1858
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The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace: And a Guide to Sheriffs ...

Henry Potter - Justices of the peace - 1816 - 418 pages
...testimony. Negroes, Indians, mulattoes, and persons of mixed blood, descended from negro and Indian ancestors to the fourth generation inclusive, though...ancestor of each generation may have been a white person, are witnesses only against each •ther. A person interested in the event of the cause, or a wife or...
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The African Observer, Volumes 1-12

Slavery - 1828
...Carolina, all negroes, Indians, mulattoes, and persons of mixed blood, descended from negro or Indian ancestors, to the fourth generation inclusive, (though one ancestor of each generation may have been white,) whether * Laws of Delaware. f A law passed in 1653, directed that all the issue of English,...
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Laws of the Colonial and State Governments, Relating to Indians and Indian ...

Indians of North America - 1832 - 322 pages
...mulattoes, and all persons of mixed blood, descended from negro and Indian ancesters, to the third generation, inclusive, (though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person) whether bond or free, shall be taken and deemed to be incapable in law to be witnesses, in any case...
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A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing All the Statutes of ...

John Gaston Aikin - Law - 1833 - 574 pages
...dians06*^11 descended from negro or Indian ancestors, to the third generation incluineorupetent. give, though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person, whether bond or free, shall be taken and deemed to be incapable in law to be witnesses in any case...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity: Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Faneuil Porter - Law reports, digests, etc - 1836
...mulattoes, Indians and all persons of mixed blood, descended from negro or Indian ancestors, to the third generation inclusive, though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person, whether bond or free ; shall be taken, and deemed incapable in law, to be witnesses in any case whatever,...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 10

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention, John Agg - Constitutional law - 1838
...the term " white" would give rise to, inserted a provision that no free negro, free mulatto, or tree person of mixed blood, descended from negro ancestors, to the fourth generation inclusive, &e. should be allowed to vote. They had taken a different mode of excluding the negro race from the...
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A Diary in America: With Remarks on Its Institutions, Volume 1

Frederick Marryat - Canada - 1839 - 353 pages
...justice require that previous disabilities should cease. By the amended constitution of North Carolina, no free negro, mulatto, or free person of mixed blood,...generation may have been a white person, shall vote for the legislature. I regret to say, no similar regulation, for practical purposes, has been attempted...
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A Diary in America: With Remarks on Its Institutions, Volume 1; Volume 3

Frederick Marryat - Canada - 1839 - 263 pages
...justice require that previous disabilities should cease. By the amended constitution of North Caiolina, no free negro, mulatto, or free person of mixed blood,...negro ancestors to the fourth generation inclusive, th ugh one ancestor of each generation may have been a white ptrson, shall vote for the legislature....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 19

Return Jonathan Meigs - Law reports, digests, etc - 1839 - 698 pages
...indians, mullattoes and all persons of mixed blood, descended from negro or indian ancestors to the third generation inclusive, though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person, whether bond or free, should be held and deemed to be incapable in law to be a witness in any case...
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American Law Magazine, Volume 3

Law - 1844
...marriages between white persons and " persons of colour," includes in the latter class all who are descended from negro ancestors to the fourth generation...ancestor of each generation may have been a white person. Slate v. Watters, 3 ib. 455. MORTGAGE. (Of leasehold when good.) Where there is a lease of a lot of...
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