1801.001: Bill concerning Slaves, Free Negroes, and Mulattoes.

Published: 1801

Full Title: [Bill To amend the act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concerning slaves, free negroes and mulattoes].

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Meriwether Jones

Description: Unrecorded


Enacted by the Assembly on January 21, 1801, in reaction to the thwarted slave insurrection of 1800 known as Gabriel's Rebellion (Chap LXX of Acts of the December 1800 Assembly). No copy known extant; Jones was ordered on January 2nd to print 250 copies of the draft act for the use of the Assembly in their deliberations over these amendments.

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