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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. : That the Importing ofNegroes into this or the Neighboring Provinces is not so beneficialeither to the Crov-n or C untry, as White Servants would be. For Negroes do rot carry Arms to defend the Country as Whites • o. Negroes are generally Eye-Servants, great Thieves, much addict-ed to Stealing, Lying and Purloining. They do not People our Country as Whites woulri. do wherebywe should be strengthened against an Enemy. •By Encouraging the Importing of White Men Servants, allowingsomewhat to the Importer, most Husbandmen in the Country might befurnished

. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. : That the Importing ofNegroes into this or the Neighboring Provinces is not so beneficialeither to the Crov-n or C untry, as White Servants would be. For Negroes do rot carry Arms to defend the Country as Whites • o. Negroes are generally Eye-Servants, great Thieves, much addict-ed to Stealing, Lying and Purloining. They do not People our Country as Whites woulri. do wherebywe should be strengthened against an Enemy. •By Encouraging the Importing of White Men Servants, allowingsomewhat to the Importer, most Husbandmen in the Country might befurnished Stock Photo
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. Negro slavery in the northern colonies. : That the Importing ofNegroes into this or the Neighboring Provinces is not so beneficialeither to the Crov-n or C untry, as White Servants would be. For Negroes do rot carry Arms to defend the Country as Whites • o. Negroes are generally Eye-Servants, great Thieves, much addict-ed to Stealing, Lying and Purloining. They do not People our Country as Whites woulri. do wherebywe should be strengthened against an Enemy. •By Encouraging the Importing of White Men Servants, allowingsomewhat to the Importer, most Husbandmen in the Country might befurnished with Servants for 8, 9, or 10 1. a Head, who are not ableto launch out 40 or 50 1. for a N^gro the now common Price. • A Man then might buy a White Man Servant we suppose for 10 1.to serve 4 years, and Boys for the same price to Serve 6, 8, or10 years; If a White Servant die, the Loss exceeds not 10 1. butif a Negro dieft, tis a very great loss to the Husbandman; Threeyears Interest of the price of the Negro, would near upon if no^. altogether purchase a white Man Servant. »If Necessity ©all for it, that the Husbandman must fit outa Man against the. Enemy; if he has a Negro he cannot send him, butif he has a White Servant, twill answ r the end and perhaps savehis san at home. Fere Merchants and Masters Eicouraged as already said to bringin Men Servant^, there needed not be such Complaint against SuperiorsImpressing our Children to the War, there would then be Men enoughto be had without Impressing. The bringing in of -uch Servants would much enrich this Provino©because Husbandmen would not only be able far better to manure whatLands are already under Improvement, but would also improve a greatdeal more that now lyes waste under woods, and enable this Provin.ceto Sc;t about raising of Naval Stores, which would be greatly advan-tageous to the Crown of England, and this Province. For the raising of Hemp here, so as ^il-cloth and Cordage to furnish but our own shipping, wo

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