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The laws of slavery in Texas

Randolph B. Campbell

The laws of slavery in Texas

historical documents and essays

by Randolph B. Campbell

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-180) and index.

Statementedited by Randolph B. Campbell ; compiled by William S. Pugsley and Marilyn P. Duncan
SeriesTexas legal studies series, Texas legal studies series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKFT1601.6.S55 L39 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462544M
ISBN 100292721889
ISBN 109780292721883
LC Control Number2009041589
OCLC/WorldCa455871529

The laws that governed the institution of slavery in early Texas were enacted over a fifty-year period in which Texas moved through incarnations as a Spanish colony, a Mexican state, an independent republic, a part of the United States, and a Confederate : Formato Kindle. Nevertheless enforcement was the same: “slave owners could use vagrancy laws to lock away anyone who posed a threat to the southern system, even if no crime had been committed” (). The most remarkable contribution of Masterless Men is Merritt’s discussion of antebellum law and the southern justice system. Building on the work of Sally.

  Slavery - Slavery - The law of slavery: By definition slavery must be sanctioned by the society in which it exists, and such approval is most easily expressed in written norms or laws. Thus it is not accidental that even the briefest code of a relatively uncomplicated slave-owning society was likely to contain at least a few articles on slavery. Many Texans weren't following the laws of no slavery and were using slaves on their plantations so tensions were created between Mexico and Texas The Alamo Texans were held out at the Alamo after declaring independence from Mexico then Santa Anna's army attacked them and killed Texans.

The Laws of Slavery in Texas Historical Documents and Essays MARILYN P. DUNCAN is Consulting Editor for the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society's History Book Project. More about Marilyn P. Duncan. William S. Pugsley (Compiler) WILLIAM S. PUGSLEY is Executive Director of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. The laws that governed the institution of slavery in early Texas were enacted over a fifty-year period in which Texas moved through incarnations as a Spanish colony, a Mexican state, an independent republic, a part of the United States, and a Confederate state. This unusual legal heritage sets Texas apart from the other slave-holding states and provides a unique .


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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Laws of Slavery in Texas (Texas Legal Studies Series).Author: Randolph B. Campbell, William S. Pugsley, Marilyn P. Duncan. Laws on Slavery and Freedom in Confederate and Reconstruction Texas, Legal Document Secession Convention of Texas, A Declaration of the Causes Which Impel the State of Texas to Secede from the Federal Union, February 2, Price: $ Slavery as an institution in Texas began in Stephen F.

Austin's colony. when Stephen Austin was recognized as heir to his father's contract ineach settlers could receive eighty acres of land for each slave brought to Texas.

The institution of slavery in. The laws that governed the institution of slavery in early Texas were enacted over a fifty-year period in which Texas moved through incarnations as a Spanish colony, a Mexican state, an independent republic, a part of the United States, and a Confederate : University of Texas Press.

The Laws of Slavery in Texas by William S. Pugsley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). Read this book on Questia. The laws that governed the institution of slavery in early Texas were enacted over a fifty-year period in which Texas moved through incarnations as a Spanish colony, a Mexican state, an independent republic, a part of the United States, and a Confederate state.

But some laws just make you scratch your head. "Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it," Henry David Thoreau once said. A strident abolitionist and sworn enemy of the tax man, he was probably referring to slavery and excise laws. Restrictions on things like arcade games, fake wrestling matches and card dealing may have been less.

A screenshot of the website on April 6, A law that shields online services from being liable for what their users do would be weakened by a sex-trafficking bill awaiting Author: Hallie Lieberman. Constitution forbade Congress from making slavery illegal until (Article 1, Section 9, Clause 1) Naturalization Laws that applied to free whites only: Cowperthwaite v.

Jones, 2 Dall. 55, 2 U.S. 55, 1 (Sct Pa.,)(The price of the slave is the proper measure of damages in a suit on a bond of sureties for the. Texas Family Law Package - LexisNexis Folio Downloadable version of the former Folio CD. To purchase this product please callAM to PM (US ET), Monday to Friday.

Central to the development of the American legal system, writes Professor Finkelman in Slavery & the Law, is the institution of slavery.

It informs us not only about early concepts of race and property, but about the nature of American democracy itself. Prominent historians of slavery and legal scholars analyze the intricate relationship between slavery.

The history of slavery in Texas, as a colonial territory, then part of Mexico, later Republic inand U.S. state inhad begun slowly, as the Spanish did not rely on it for labor during their years in Spanish use of slavery expanded in the mid-nineteenth century as White American settlers, primarily from the Southeastern United States, crossed the Mississippi .Historian Alice Baumgartner talked about the tension along the border between Mexico and the Republic of Texas during the midth century because of .