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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. eep and savesuch Slave from becoming or being any Charge to the City, Town, orPlace within this State, wherein such Slave shall, at any Time aftersuch Manumission, live, the said Slave shall be free, according tosuch Manumission o^ the Owner or Owners of such Slave. And further,If any such Slave hath been or hereafter shall be made free, by thelast Will and Testament of any Person deceased, and if the Executoror Executors of said Person so deceased, or in Case of the Neglector Refusal, o^ such Executor or Executors, if any other sufficientPerson for an

. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. eep and savesuch Slave from becoming or being any Charge to the City, Town, orPlace within this State, wherein such Slave shall, at any Time aftersuch Manumission, live, the said Slave shall be free, according tosuch Manumission o^ the Owner or Owners of such Slave. And further,If any such Slave hath been or hereafter shall be made free, by thelast Will and Testament of any Person deceased, and if the Executoror Executors of said Person so deceased, or in Case of the Neglector Refusal, o^ such Executor or Executors, if any other sufficientPerson for an Stock Photo
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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. eep and savesuch Slave from becoming or being any Charge to the City, Town, orPlace within this State, wherein such Slave shall, at any Time aftersuch Manumission, live, the said Slave shall be free, according tosuch Manumission o^ the Owner or Owners of such Slave. And further,If any such Slave hath been or hereafter shall be made free, by thelast Will and Testament of any Person deceased, and if the Executoror Executors of said Person so deceased, or in Case of the Neglector Refusal, o^ such Executor or Executors, if any other sufficientPerson for and in Behalf of such Slave, shall and do enter into suchSurety as aforesaid, in Manner aforesaid, then the said Slave shallbe fre^, according to the true Intent and Meaning of such last Willand Testament. And moreover, That if any Person shall, by lastWill or otherwise, manumit or set free his or her Slave, and nosuch Certificate or Security as afor said be given or obtained,such Slave shall, nevertheless, be considered as freed from such. Owner, his or her Executors, Administrators, and Assigns: But suchOwner, his or her Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, shall remainand he liable to support and maintain such Slave, if the aame Slaveshall become unable to support and maintain himself or herself. Chap. XL. Laws of H. Y. Sessions 1-12, II, 253 et seq.

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