A bill to compensate the owners of slaves who may be executed.

1852 North Carolina House bill which would compensate an owner of a slave who was executed for a capital offense. As part of a jury's duty after a guilty verdict, it was to also assess the value of the slave; the owner would receive two-thirds of that amount following execution.

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Corporate Author: North Carolina. General Assembly. House of Commons
Published: [Raleigh, N.C.] : [Seaton Gales, printer to the Legislature], [1852]
Series:House doc. (North Carolina. General Assembly. House of Commons) ; 1852, no. 38.
Online Resource:LLMC Digital

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