An Abstract of the Laws of Jamaica Relating to Slaves. (From 33 Charles II. [1681] to 59 George III. Inclusive [1818]: With the Slave Law at Length, Also, an Appendix Containing an Abstract of the Acts of Parliament Relating to the Abolition of the Slave-trade

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Printed at the Office of the Saint Jago de la Vega Gazette, 1819 - 192 Seiten
 

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Seite 174 - ... may plead the general issue, and give this act, and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the authority of this act; and if it shall appear so to have been done, the jury shall find for the defendant or defendants...
Seite 165 - Act; and if it shall appear so to have been done, the jury shall find for the Defendant or Defendants; and if the Plaintiff shall be nonsuited or discontinue his Action after the Defendant or Defendants shall have appeared, or if...
Seite 175 - Purpose of his, her or their being carried away, conveyed or removed as a Slave or Slaves, or for the Purpose of his, her or their being imported or brought as a Slave or Slaves into any Island, Colony, Country, Territory or Place whatsoever, or for the Purpose of his, her or their being sold, transferred, used or dealt...
Seite 102 - ... in which notice shall be clearly and explicitly contained the cause of action which such party hath or claimeth to have against such justice of the peace...
Seite 40 - ... on the twenty-fifth day of March, in the year one thousand seven hundred and sixty-one.
Seite 142 - Island, shall forfeit the sum of three hundred pounds for each slave ; one moiety whereof shall be to our Sovereign Lord the King, his heirs and successors, for and towards the support of the government of this Island, and the contingent charges thereof, and the other moiety to the party...
Seite 174 - That if any Action or Suit shall be commenced against any Person or Persons for any thing done in pursuance of this Act...
Seite 164 - Shares, and shall and may be sued for and prosecuted, tried, recovered, distributed, and applied in such and the like Manner, and by the same Ways and Means, and subject to the same Rules and Directions, as any Penalties...
Seite 175 - ... any person or persons as a slave or slaves, or for the purpose of his, her, or their being imported or brought as a slave or slaves, into any island, colony, country, territory, or place whatsoever, or for the purpose of his, her, or their being sold, transferred, used, or dealt with as a slave or slaves, or shall...
Seite 170 - Military, so appointed as aforesaid to receive, protect, and provide for the same ; which Bounties shall be divided amongst the Officers, Seamen, Marines, and Soldiers on board His Majesty's Ships of War, or hired armed Ships, in Manner, Form, and Proportion, as by His Majesty's Proclamation for granting the Distribution of Prizes...

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