The Duke of York Laws (1665-75). Including the 1665 English rule that no Christians can be held in slavery.

Item

charters-duke-transcript.pdf

Dublin Core

Title

The Duke of York Laws (1665-75). Including the 1665 English rule that no Christians can be held in slavery.

Subject

Laws that were set in effect in the newly English controlled colony of New York in the late 17th century.

Description

Legal history document of the Duke of Charter Laws were set in the New York colony with references to discriminatory laws against the colony's black population, such as the 1665 law of no Christians being held in slavery.

Creator

The Historical Society of the New York Courts website.

Source

The New York State Library,

Publisher

"Colonial New York Under British Rule," The Historical Society of the New York Courts website.

Date

January 1, 1665/ January 1, 1676.

Contributor

The East Hampton copy of the Duke's Laws, The New York State Library,

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, essay, document.

Format

Internet archive.

Language

English.

Type

Text, essay, document

Identifier

The Duke of York's Laws, 1665-75. http://www.nycourts.gov/history/legal-history-new-york/documents/charters-duke-transcript.pdf

Coverage

New York, NY, 17th century.

Collection

Citation

The Historical Society of the New York Courts website., “The Duke of York Laws (1665-75). Including the 1665 English rule that no Christians can be held in slavery.,” Silences of New York History, accessed June 13, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/302.

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