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1829. 1829 Collection of Illinois Laws, Has an Interesting Section on "Negroes" [Illinois]. The Revised Code of Laws of Illinois: Containing Those of a General and Permanent Nature Passed by the Sixth General Assembly, At Their Session Held at Vandalia, Commencing on the First Monday of December, 1828; And Those Enacted Previous Thereto, And Ordered by the Said General Assembly to be Re-Published. Shawneetown, Ill. : Published by Alexander F. Grant & Co., Cincinnati: Lodge, L'Hommedieu, And Hammond-Printers, 1829. 278 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary three-quarter sheep of paper-covered boards, lettering piece, blind fillets and fragment of owner label to spine. Light soiling, rubbing with wear to boards, spine ends and corners. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, and light foxing, occasional faint dampstaining. A solidly bound copy. $400. * The second post-statehood collection, the first published in 1827. Included are laws relating to boundary lines, elections, horse, idiots, militias, the poor, roads, schools and smugglers. The section of the code concerning "Negroes" restricts their entry into the State, requires resident African-Americans to be registered with the state (as indicated by the possession of a registration certificate) and any non-registered African American as a runaway slave. Also, courts are ordered to dismiss any suit brought by a Slave petitioning a court for his or her freedom. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 105.


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