A Communication from Sir Charles Brisbane, K.C.B. Governor of Saint Vincent: To the House of Assembly of that Colony, Dated 17th of August, 1826. Enclosing Certain Bills for Meliorating the Condition Of, and for Emancipating the Slave Population of the Colonies: Transmitted by the Earl Bathurst ... with the Joint Reply of the Council and Assembly Thereto

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Charles M. Willich, 1826 - Slavery - 36 pages
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Page 25 - is hereby authorized and directed, by an Order in writing under his hand, stating the complaint made by such Owner or Director, to command such person or persons against whom such complaint was made, to appear at a time and place to be specified in such order, before him and any other Justice who may be then and there present, that such complaint
Page 30 - That in order to restrain arbitrary punishment, no Slave on any Plantation or Estate, shall receive more than ten stripes at one time, and for one offence, unless the Owner, Attorney, Guardian, Executor, Administrator, or Manager of such Plantation or Estate, having such Slave under his care, shall
Page 32 - under a penalty, not less than five pounds, nor exceeding fifty pounds, to be recovered in a summary manner, before any two Justices of the Peace, and
Page 30 - Administrator, or Manager shall, on any account, punish a Slave with more than thirty-nine stripes at one time, and for one offence; nor inflict, nor suffer to be inflicted, such last mentioned punishment; nor any other number of stripes, in the same week;
Page 27 - who upon view of such goods so exposed, shall order the same to be sold forthwith, and the proceeds thereof to be applied and disposed of as follows; that is to say, one moiety
Page 31 - the person or persons so offending, and each and every person who shall or may direct, authorise, instigate, procure, or be aiding, assisting, or abetting in any such illegal
Page 28 - shall, on work days, be allowed half an hour for breakfast and two hours for dinner, and that no Slave shall be compelled to any manner of Field-work upon
Page 10 - Owner, Possessor, or other Person whatsoever, shall, at his, her, or their own will and pleasure, or by his, her, or their direction, or with his, her, or their knowledge, sufferance, privity, or consent,
Page 32 - and required, under the penalty of one hundred pounds, on information and view of such offence, to order such collar, chains, irons, or weights, to be immediately taken off from the Slave or Slaves wearing

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