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A law for regulating Negroes and slaves in the night time

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Title
A law for regulating Negroes and slaves in the night time
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1731
Place: [New York]
Publisher: [William Bradford]
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KVB (1731, Apr.22) (New York (City). Law for regulating Negroes and slaves in the night time)
Topics
Slavery -- New York (State) -- New York
Ordinances, Municipal
Genres
Broadsides
Notes
Content: "Dated at the City-Hall this two and twentieth day of April, in the fourth year of His Majesty's reign, annoq; Domini 1731. By order of the Common council, Will. Sharpas,cl."
Content: At head of title: City of New-York, ss.
Physical Description
Extent: Broadside. 29 x 19 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14686427
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5833e660-0033-0130-603d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1731: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1731). A law for regulating Negroes and slaves in the night time Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebdde86-d7f2-c140-e040-e00a18060af7

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A law for regulating Negroes and slaves in the night time