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" A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, and his labor. He can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire anything, but what must belong to his master. "
A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United ... - Page 10
by George McDowell Stroud - 1856 - 300 pages
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Civil code of the state of Louisiana: preceded by the treaty of cession with ...

Civics - 1825 - 714 pages
...advanced in life to be capable of contracting marriage, and of forming other engagements. ART. 35. A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry and his labor : he can do...
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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
...behalf, is but little, if in any respect, better than was that of the Roman slave under the civil law. According to the law of Louisiana, " A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry and his labour: he can do...
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An Address to the Presbyterian Church: Enforcing the Duty of Excluding All ...

George Bourne - Slavery and the church - 1833 - 16 pages
...executors, administrators, and assigns, TO ALL INTENTS, CONSTRUCTIONS, AND PURPOSES WHATSOEVER." In Louisiana, " A slave is one who is in the power of a master, to whom he belongs ; the master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry and his labor ; he can do...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1835
...The following definitions of American slavery are, it will be perceived, from high authority : " ' A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labour; he can do nothing,...
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Slavery in America: Or, An Inquiry Into the Character and Tendency of the ...

William Jay - Antislavery movements - 1835 - 198 pages
...The following definitions of American slavery are, it will be perceived, from high authority: " A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labour; he can do nothing,...
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An appeal on the subject of slavery: addressed to the members of the New ...

Shipley Wells Willson, Methodist Episcopal Church. New England Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church. New Hampshire Conference - Social Science - 1835 - 48 pages
...to the laws of the slave States : " A slave is one who is in the power of his master, to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labor ; he can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire any thing but which must belong to his...
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Slavery

William Ellery Channing - Slavery - 1835 - 167 pages
...power for his own good. " A slave," says the Louisiana Code, " is in the power of the master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labor ; he can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire any thing, but which must belong to his...
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The Baltimore Literary and Religious Magazine, Volume 3

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Andrew Boyd Cross - Theology - 1837
...word. A slave is defined, in the Louisiana code, to be "one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labour; he can do nothing, posess nothing, nor acquire any thing but which must belong to his master."...
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An inquiry into the character and tendency of the American colonization, and ...

William Jay - Antislavery movements - 1835 - 202 pages
...will be perceived, from high authority : " A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, his labor ; he can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire any thing but which must belong to his...
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Collection of Writings on the Slavery Question

Slavery - 1838
...slavery. "A slave," fays the law of Louisiana, " is one who is in the power of the master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, and his labor : he can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire my thing, but what must belong to his master."...
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