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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. e hire our vesselsor sell our commodities or manufactures to those that are:1 Never/theless, forgetful of the danger which then impended, and inattentiveto the principles of .justice and sound policy manifested, in the afore-said resolution, a renewal of the African trade for slaves has beenentered into by divers inhabitants of this state: for the preventionwhereof, - 9e it enacted by this Ceneral Assembly and by the authoritythereof it is enacted, that no citizen of this state or other personresiding within the same, shall, for himself or any other pe

. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. e hire our vesselsor sell our commodities or manufactures to those that are:1 Never/theless, forgetful of the danger which then impended, and inattentiveto the principles of .justice and sound policy manifested, in the afore-said resolution, a renewal of the African trade for slaves has beenentered into by divers inhabitants of this state: for the preventionwhereof, - 9e it enacted by this Ceneral Assembly and by the authoritythereof it is enacted, that no citizen of this state or other personresiding within the same, shall, for himself or any other pe Stock Photo
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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. e hire our vesselsor sell our commodities or manufactures to those that are:1 Never/theless, forgetful of the danger which then impended, and inattentiveto the principles of .justice and sound policy manifested, in the afore-said resolution, a renewal of the African trade for slaves has beenentered into by divers inhabitants of this state: for the preventionwhereof, - 9e it enacted by this Ceneral Assembly and by the authoritythereof it is enacted, that no citizen of this state or other personresiding within the same, shall, for himself or any other personwhatsoever, either a^ master, factor, or owner of any vessel, di-rectly or indirectly import or transport, buy or sell, or receiveon board their vessel with intent to cause to be imported, or trans- ported from their native country, any of the natives- or inhabitants of any state or kingdom in that part of the world called Africa, asslaves, or without their voluntary consent. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That. every citizen, inhabitant, or resident, an aforesaid, who shall im-port or transport, or cause to be importer: or transported, any orthe sair inhabitants of Africa, contrary to the true intent and mean-ing of this act, and. be thereof lawfully convicted, shall forfeitthe sum of one hundred pounds, lawful oney, for every person byhim or them «o imported or transported; and the sum of one thousandpounds for every vessel by him or them employed in the importationor transportation aforesaid, to be recovered by bill, complaint,or information before the superior court or either of the inferiorcourts within this state, the one moiety whereof shall be paid in-to the general treasury for the use of this state, th other moietyto and for the use of the person or 3ersons who shall prosecute forand recove the same. Provided, nevertheless, that this act do not extend to vesselswhich have already sailed, their owner , factors, or commanders, forand during t

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