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" A person who by force, menace, or duress compels a woman against her will to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, is punishable by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than ten years, or by a fine of not more than $1,000,... "
The Geography of Marriage: Or, Legal Perplexities of Wedlock in the United ... - Page 281
by William Lamartine Snyder - 1889 - 334 pages
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The Revised Statutes of the State of New-York: Passed During the ..., Volume 2

New York (State) - Law - 1829
...trial. Cannot, when defence. nst her will, with the intent to compel her by force, menace or duress, to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment in a state prison for such term as the court...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 19

Jared Sparks, Johann Schobert, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger - Almanacs, American - 1847
...uttering, &c., counterfeited notes, having in possession plates and materials therefor, is made felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than ten years, and by fine not exceeding $5,000. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to give general instructions...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

Almanacs, American - 1847
...uttering, &c., counterfeited notes, having in possession plates and materials therefor, is made felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than ten years, and by fine not exceeding $5,000. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to give general instructions...
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A manual of useful knowledge: containing, a catechetical treatise on the law ...

Edward Rogers - Questions and answers - 1851 - 165 pages
...take any woman unlawfully against her will, with intent to compel her by force, menace, or duress, to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, on conviction, shall be imprisoned not less than ten years in the State prison. Any one who shall take...
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Prize Essay on the Laws for the Protection of Women

James Edward Davis - Women - 1854 - 247 pages
...person who takes any woman unlawfully against her will, and by force, menace, or duress, compels her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, is punished by imprisonment for not less than ten years. The same punishment is inflicted for taking any...
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ...

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1856
...who shall lake any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace, or duress, compel her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, upon conviction thereof shall be punished by confinement and hard labor for a term not less than five...
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Draft of a Penal code for the state of New York

New York (State). Commissioners of the Code, David Dudley Field, William Curtis Noyes, Alexander Warfield Bradford, New York (State) - Criminal law - 1864 - 285 pages
...person who shall take any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force menace or duress compel her to marry him or to marry any other person, or to be defiled," &c. The commissioners have omitted the words "or to be defiled," because the offense of taking a woman...
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Laws of the Territory of Idaho

Idaho (Ter.) - Law - 1864
...who shall take any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace, or duress, compell her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, and shall be thereof convicted, shall be punished by imprisonment in the territorial prison for a term...
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Draft of a Penal Code for the State of New York

David Dudley Field, William Curtis Noyes, Alexander Warfield Bradford - Criminal law - 1864 - 285 pages
...person who shall take any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force menace or duress compel her to marry him or to marry any other person, or to be defiled," &c. The commissioners havw omitted the words "or to be deflled," because the offense of taking a woman...
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General Laws of the Territory of Idaho

Idaho - Session laws - 1864
...who shall take any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace, or duress, com5ell her to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be efiled, and shall be thereof convicted, shall be punished by imprisonment in the territorial prison...
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