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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. make restitution as awarded, then to be openly whipt with somany stripes(not exceeding twentie, ) as the court or justices thathave cognizance of such offense shall order, or make satisfactionby service. And the Indian, negro, or molatto servant or slave,of or from whom such goods, money, wares, merchandizes, or provisionsshall be received or bought, if it appear to be stolen, or that shallsteal any money, goods, or chattells, and be thereof convicted,although the buyer or receiver be not found, shall be punished bywhipping, not exceeding thirtie strip

. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. make restitution as awarded, then to be openly whipt with somany stripes(not exceeding twentie, ) as the court or justices thathave cognizance of such offense shall order, or make satisfactionby service. And the Indian, negro, or molatto servant or slave,of or from whom such goods, money, wares, merchandizes, or provisionsshall be received or bought, if it appear to be stolen, or that shallsteal any money, goods, or chattells, and be thereof convicted,although the buyer or receiver be not found, shall be punished bywhipping, not exceeding thirtie strip Stock Photo
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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. make restitution as awarded, then to be openly whipt with somany stripes(not exceeding twentie, ) as the court or justices thathave cognizance of such offense shall order, or make satisfactionby service. And the Indian, negro, or molatto servant or slave,of or from whom such goods, money, wares, merchandizes, or provisionsshall be received or bought, if it appear to be stolen, or that shallsteal any money, goods, or chattells, and be thereof convicted,although the buyer or receiver be not found, shall be punished bywhipping, not exceeding thirtie stripes, and the money, goods, orchattels shall be restored to the partie injured, if it be found.And every assistant and justice of peace in the countie where suchoffence is committed, is hereby authorized to healr and determine alloffenses against this law, provided the damage exceed not the sumof fortie shillings. And whereas negro and rnolatto servants or slaves are becomenumerous iv> ^-ome parts o^ this Colonie, and are very apt to be. turbulent, and often quarreling wit; white people to the great dis-turbance of the peace: It is therefore ordered and enacted by the Covernour, Counciland Representatives, in General Court assembled, and by the authori-tie of the same, That if any negro or molatto servant or slave dis-turb the peace, or shall offer to strike any white person, and bethereof convicted, such negro or molatto servant or slave shall bepunished by whipping, at the discretion of the court, assistant, orjustice of the peace that shall have cognizance thereof, not ex-ceeding thirtie stripes for one offence. Col. Rec. of Conn. 1706-1716, 52.

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