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" The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he " killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he " killed a freeman. The master was as liable to be sued by the "slave, in an action for beating or wounding, or for immoderate "chastisement,... "
The law of baron and femme, of parent and child, of guardian and ward, of ... - Page 340
by Tapping Reeve - 1816 - 494 pages
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The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men

Gardiner Spring - Bible - 1839 - 404 pages
...of the absolute and rigid kind. The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he killed a freeman. He was as liable to be sued by the slave in an action for beating, or wounding, or for immoderate chastisement,...
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The obligations of the world to the Bible: a ser. of lects. to young men

Gardiner Spring - 1847
...of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he killed a freeman. He was as liable to be sued by the slave in an action...beating, or wounding, or for immoderate chastisement, as ho would be if he had thus treated an apprentice. A slave was capable of holding property in character...
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A sketch of the laws relating to slavery in the several states of the United ...

George McDowell Stroud - Social Science - 1856 - 125 pages
...being of the absolute, rigid kind. The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he...action for beating or wounding, or for immoderate chasshould be regarded, yet it is not on that account the less appropriate for the purpose to which...
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A sketch of the laws relating to slavery in the several states of the United ...

George McDowell Stroud - Slavery in the United States - 1856 - 125 pages
...being of the absolute, rigid kind. The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he...freeman. The master was as liable to be sued by the slaven in an action for beating or wounding, or for immoderate chasshould be regarded, yet it is not...
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The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States, Volume 2

John Codman Hurd - Conflict of laws - 1862 - 1417 pages
...being of the absolute, rigid kind. The master had no control over the life of the slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he killed a freeman. The master was as liable to bo sued by the slave in on action for beating and wounding, or for immoderate chastisement, as he would...
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Spech Delivered in the Senate of Connecticut, June 22, 1864

William Chauncey Fowler - African Americans - 1872 - 171 pages
...of the absolute, rigid kind. " The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he " killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he..."chastisement, as he would be, if he had thus treated an appren" tice. A slave was capable of holding property, in character of " devisee or legatee. If the...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Herbert Baxter Adams - Social sciences - 1893 - 84 pages
...being of the absolute rigid kind. The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment, as if he...to be sued by the slave, in an action for beating, and wounding, or for immoderate chastisement, as he would be if he had thus treated an apprentice....
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 5

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - Connecticut - 1899
...between master and slave, he writes : "The master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him, he was liable to the same punishment as if he killed a freeman. A slave was capable of holding property in the character of devisee or legatee. If a slave married...
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A History of Connecticut: Its People and Institutions

George Larkin Clark - Connecticut - 1914 - 609 pages
...Litchfield Law School, says that the master had no control over the life of his slave. If he killed him he was liable to the same punishment as if he killed a freeman. A slave was capable of holding property in the character of a devisee or legatee. If a slave married...
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