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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. so summoned is only to pay for the Summons, and the Charges of serving it; and then such Slave is to be discharged: And if no Aj such Certificate is then produced, the said Owner or Possesso^, isimmediately to enter into Recognizance to his Majesty, in the Valueof such Slave; Conditioned, That he or she shall produce such a Cert-ificate as aforesaid, within a time to be limited therein, not ex-ceeding Thirty Days: And if such Certificate is not produced at orbefore the ixpiration cr the Time so limited, the said Recognizanceshall be forfeited, and is h

. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. so summoned is only to pay for the Summons, and the Charges of serving it; and then such Slave is to be discharged: And if no Aj such Certificate is then produced, the said Owner or Possesso^, isimmediately to enter into Recognizance to his Majesty, in the Valueof such Slave; Conditioned, That he or she shall produce such a Cert-ificate as aforesaid, within a time to be limited therein, not ex-ceeding Thirty Days: And if such Certificate is not produced at orbefore the ixpiration cr the Time so limited, the said Recognizanceshall be forfeited, and is h Stock Photo
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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. so summoned is only to pay for the Summons, and the Charges of serving it; and then such Slave is to be discharged: And if no Aj such Certificate is then produced, the said Owner or Possesso^, isimmediately to enter into Recognizance to his Majesty, in the Valueof such Slave; Conditioned, That he or she shall produce such a Cert-ificate as aforesaid, within a time to be limited therein, not ex-ceeding Thirty Days: And if such Certificate is not produced at orbefore the ixpiration cr the Time so limited, the said Recognizanceshall be forfeited, and is hereby directed to be put in Suit accord-ingly: But if the Party refuse to enter into such Recognizance, thesaid Justice is hereby required to commit the said Slave into safeCustody: And if no such Certificate as aforesaid is produced to thesaid Justice within Thirty Days thereafter; then and in such Case,the said Slave shall be, and hereby is declared to be forfeited tohis Majesty, and shall be sold at publick Vendue to the highest Bid-. der by the said Justice, assisted/ by two other Justices, one whereofto be of the Quorum, giving at least Ten Days publick Mtotice beforesuch Sale: And or what shall be recovered upon the Forfeiture ofsuch Recognizance as aforesaid, or the Money to arise by the Salebefore mentioned, One Half shall be pai to the said Treasurer, toand for his Majestys Service, and the other Half to the Person orPersons who shall take out a Summons in the Manner aforesaid; theCharges jf the Prosecution and Sale being first deducted out of the. Whole. And *or the Damages Purchasers may sustain, by having boughta Slave clandestinely imported into this Colony, whether by Land orWater; he, she or they shall have their Remedy at Law, against thePerson or Persons who sold the same to him , her or them. XI. And as all due Encouragement should be given to direct Im-portations, so a proper Distinction should be made on Importations,which may be attended with Frauds, as the

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