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" The slave is entirely subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him to the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death," and provides for a compulsory... "
A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United ... - Page 26
by George McDowell Stroud - 1856 - 300 pages
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A sketch of the laws relating to slavery in the several states of the United ...

George McDowell Stroud - Slavery - 1827 - 171 pages
...mutilation, and making the penalty not more than five hundred dollars, nor less than two hundred. Seel Martin's Digest, 654. Whatever remarks, therefore,...was so at the time when the Civil Code was adopted. The constitution of Mississippi bestows upon the general assembly power to make laws to oblige the...
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A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United ...

George McDowell Stroud - Slavery - 1827 - 171 pages
...subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigour, or so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him to...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death." Art. 173.—Yet, as will be fully demonstrated hereafter, no such limitation actually exists, or can...
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An appeal in favor of that class of Americans called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - Slavery - 1833 - 232 pages
...have excited any inquiry." — Stroud. 5 \ correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death.' " Who shall decide what punishment is unusual ? In Missouri, if a slave refuses to obey his or her...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 10

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1852
...subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death," and provides for a compulsory sale. " When the master shall be convicted of cruel treatment of his...
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An inquiry into the scriptural views of slavery

Albert Barnes - Religion - 1846 - 384 pages
...subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death."* Here, then, are two limitations only of the power of the master over the slave. The first is, that...
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Sinfulness of American Slavery: Proved from Its Evil Sources; Its ..., Volume 1

Charles Elliott - Slave trade - 1850
...subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death." The import of unusual rigor may be learned from the fact, that the law in South Carolina had been in...
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A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon ...

African Americans - 1853 - 262 pages
...subject to the will of his master, who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, nor so as to maim or mutilate him, or to expose him...the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death." And provides for a compulsory sale " When the master shall be convicted of cruel treatment of his slaves,...
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A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon ...

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Antislavery movements - 1853 - 511 pages
...who may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigour, nor so as to maim or mutilate hen, or to expose him to the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death." And provides for a compulsory sale — " When the master shall be convicted of cruul treatment of his...
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Clotel; or, The president's daughter

William Wells Brown - 1853
...may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigour, or so as to maim and mutilate him, or expose him to the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death. The slave, to remain a slave, must be sensible that there is no appeal from his master." Where the...
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The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice: Its Distinctive Features ...

William Goodell - Slavery - 1853 - 415 pages
...may correct and chastise him, though not with unusual rigor, or so as to maim and mutilate him, or expose him to the danger of loss of life, or to cause his death." (Art. 173.) It will be found, as we proceed, that this attempted or pretended limitation of power has...
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