Negro Apprenticeship in the British Colonies

Negro Apprenticeship in the British Colonies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...same. Seventh1y.--Such provisions as aforesaid shall in no case be delivered on Sunday, but shall always be delivered on the corresponding working day in each successive week, unless such delivery shall be delayed by accident or unavoid able cause. Eighthly.--Any owner or manager of slaves who may be unable or unwilling to procure such provisions as are hereinbefore mentioned, may, with the authority in writing of the Protector or Assistant Protector of the District in which such slaves are resident, substitute for the same any other kind of provisions, provided that such substituted provisions shall, in the judgment of such Protector or Assistant Protector, be equivalent to, and equally nutrutious with those hereinbefore directed and prescribed. N inthly.--All provisions so to be supplied to the slaves in the Colonies aforesaid, shall be sound and fit for consumption, and of good average merchant able quality. Tenthly.--The slaves to whom such provisions shall be supplied, shall also be provided by and at the expense of their owners or managers with the means of preserving the same from week to week and of properly preparing the same for human food. Eleventhly.--Every owner or manager of slaves who shall by such declaration as aforesaid, propose to maintain the slaves under his management by the appropriation of ground, to be by them cultivated for that purpose, shall be, and is hereby required to set apart for every slave so to be maintained, and being of the age of fifteen and upwards, half an acre of land properly adapted for the growth of provision, and not more than two miles distance from the place of residence of such slave; and in respect of every slave so to be maintained, and bein under the age of fifteen years, every such...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236966600
  • 9781236966605