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Union Bank v. Benham, 23 Alabama, 142,
United States v. Booth, 21 Howard, 506,
United States v. Buck, 8 American Law Reg., 540,

United States v. Darhaud, 3 Wallace, Jr. (not published), .

United States v. Ferreira, 13 Howard, 47,

United States v. Fisher, 2 Cranch, 358,

United States v. Hanway, 2 Wallace, Jr., 139,
United States v. Morris, 1 Curtis, 23,

United States v. Passmore Williamson, 3 Am. L. Reg., 729,
United States v. Percheman, 7 Peters, 51, .

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Vaughan v. Williams, 3 West. Law Journal, 65, and 3 McLean, 530,

Vincent v. Duncan, 2 Missouri, 214,

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Walker v. Cruikshank, 2 Hill, 300,

Warren v. Flagg, 2 Pickering, 448,

Warren Manuf. Co. v. Etna Ins. Co., 2 Paine's C. C., 507,
Washburn's case, 4 Johnson's Ch. R., 106,

Watkins, ex parte, 3 Peters, 201,

Wayman v. Southard, 10 Wheaton, 1,
Weimar v. Sloane, 6 McLean's C. C., 259,
Wells v. Williams, 1 Lord Raymond, 282,
Wernwag v. Pauling, 5 Gill & Johnson, 501,
Westervelt v. Lewis, 2 McLean's C. C., 511,
Wheeler v. Raymond, 8 Cowen, 311,

Whinny v. Whitesides, 1 Missouri, 472,
White v. Chambers, 2 Bay, 70, .

Willard v. The People, 4 Scammon, 461,
Williams v. Brown, 3 Bosanquet & Puller, 69,
Williams v. School District, Wright, 578, .
Wilson v. Melvin, 4 Missouri, 592,

Winchenden v. Hatfield, 4 Massachusetts, 128,
Witherwax v. Averell, 6 Cowen, 589,

Worcester v. The State of Georgia, 6 Peters, 515,
Worthington v. Preston, 4 Washington's C. C.,
Wright v. Deacon, 5 Sergeant & Rawle, 62,

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CORRECTIONS.

PAGE 1, lines 3 and 2 from the bottom of the text, dele "territorial jurisdictions and."

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THE LOCAL MUNICIPAL LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AFFECTING CONDITIONS OF FREEDOM AND ITS CONTRARIES. THE SUBJECT CONTINUED. LEGISLATION IN THE ORIGINAL THIRTEEN STATES; THE STATES KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE, VERMONT, MAINE, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

§ 540. In making that historical abstract of legislative action having the character of local municipal law in the United States which was proposed in the preceding chapter,' it will be convenient to classify the several States and Territorial Districts into three divisions, and present their several local statutory law in three corresponding chapters.

1. The first of these divisions will comprehend the original thirteen States, the District of Columbia, and the four States formed in territory which, before, had belonged to one of the older States."

2. In the second will be classed the territorial jurisdictions and States formed in territory ceded to the United States by the older States.

Ante, §§ 537-539.

"Harcourt v. Gaillard, 12 Wheat., 526:-at the close of the revolution "there was no territory within the United States that was claimed in any other right than that of some one of the confederated States."

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3. The third will comprehend the territorial jurisdictions. and States formed in territory annexed to the preceding divisions by treaty or by conquest.

In this chapter will be given the statute law of the States included in the first division, arranged in the following order: Virginia, Kentucky (formed out of part of Virginia), Maryland, the District of Columbia (formed of parts of Virginia and Maryland), Massachusetts, Maine (formed of part of Massachusetts), New Hampshire, Vermont (formed of territory claimed by New Hampshire and New York), New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, Tennessee (formed of part of North Carolina), South Carolina, and Georgia.

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LEGISLATION OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA.

1776, c. 12. An act for naval officers, &c. A clause requires masters of vessels to take oath not to carry away "any debtors, servants, or slaves." 9 Hen. 186.

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1777, 1st Sess. of the Commonwealth, c. 2. On enlistments. A clause forbids the enlisting of negroes and mulattoes without a certificate of freedom. 9 Hen. 280. c. 3. An act obliging "all free-born male inhabitants above the age of sixteen years, except imported servants during the time of their service," to take the oath of allegiance. Ib. 281.

1778, 3d Sess., c. 1. An act preventing the farther importation of slaves. Sec. 1. That "no slave or slaves shall hereafter be imported into this Commonwealth by sea or land, nor shall any slaves so imported be sold or bought by any person whatsoever." 3. The slaves so imported shall become free. 4. Excepts slaves brought in by persons removing from other States, provided they take an oath of intention, &c.; and by travelers and others "making a transient stay in this Commonwealth, bringing slaves with them for necessary attendance and carrying them out again." 6. Repeals so much of the act of 1753, c. 7, as comes within the purview of this act. 9 Hen. 471. Comp. Code of 1819. An exception in favor of South Carolina and Georgia during the war in 1780, c. 33. 10 Hen. 504.

1779, 3d. Sess., c. 1; 4th Sess., c. 24; relating to taxes,

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