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Recommendation about punishment


Copy of a message from the Governor to the Honourable House of Assembly . Recommending that after 1st August, slaves should no longer be punished. This date was when the new Emancipation Act came into effect, slaves were freed under the new law, but were then forced to work as apprentices. From Papers Relative to Abolition of Slavery, Part II, 1833-35.

Date: 1834

Copyright: Copyright British Empire Commonwealth Mu

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