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158   INDEX.

Slave-holding ministers, 8, :6, 36, 41, Slaver- in New York, 92, 102. 53. 58. 74. 116.   Slaver. legislative action on,

Slave Law of Virginia. 76.   Upper Canada. 44. 125 ;

Slave pi ..y.rty. uncertain tenure of,   Lower Canada, 96 ;

94.   Nova Scotia, 169, 117. Slave sales, in Upper Canada, 47; Slaves,

and •*servants ", 23, 23. 110 ; aid to British troops by, 21 ; attention to religious interests of

Sc ;

auction sales of, to. 39. 50. 54. 67. 71;

baptism of, 51. 52, 85. 86 ; bequests to, 8y, 85 ;

brought in after Act of 1790, 43 ; brought in in war of 1812, 121 ; burial of, 86 :

compulsory sale of. Act against. 9S; conversion of, in law, 87;

death of, from hunger, ;8; depreciation in value of, 114 ;

descendants of. In ;

destiny of, 117;

difficulty of holding, in sea-ports,

 

emancipated under Act of 1833, 95, 125 ;

exported, 5t, n8, 119;

final enfranchisement of, t:3, 124,

146;

from Florida, 25 ;

from Halifax, sold at Boston. q; from other colonies. 5.7. A 10. 20, 23. 31. 35. 39. 42

from West Indies, 5. 33. 64; fugitive, 1 z6. 128 ;

harsh treatment of, in Canada, 34, 76, 77, SI, .2:

Indian. 3, 4. 5. 48. 72. 73 and a ; in inventor, 9, 13, 14, 16, 3.91. its;

manumitted through J. Mc' Gregor. 57. 70 ;

manumitted by owners, 60, 61, 70, 84. 95. 114. 140;

marriages of. 33. 8;;

of mixed blood. 72. 73 ;

panic in New York among. zl ; prices of. 8. 13, 15. 26, 36. 47. 39. 65. 67, 70, 94. 115 ;

freedom promised on good behavior of, 59. 70:

property in. doubtful. 1 t5 ; reduction in number of, :i7, 118; run away. ii, t z. 30. 39.41.47.63;

71. 73,5., 77. 89. 96. 105. 111 ;
set free by indenture, 99, 105, 116;

in Quebec, 3. 4. 5, 38 ;

in Nova Scotia, to, II, 13, 15, 50, 53. 54 :

in New Brunswick, 53, 66;

in P. E. Island, 69;

Slaver,

abolished in Upper Canada. 1 25 ; abolished by Imperial Act, Iz4; abolition, date of, 113 ;

bills in favor of, rejected, 96, 98,

117;

causes of decline of. 92, 93. 9t; Ch. justice Blowers on, 98 ; Ch. justice Esten on, 146; Ch.-justice Ludlow on. loo ; decisions of the courts on. 97 ;

established by law. to; ; established by universal custom, Tot;

evidence of. from wills. I to ; extinction of, in the North. 126; extinction of, in Lower Canada,97; existence of, in Canada questioned,

1;

how fastened on the U. S., 92, a ; ignored by historians, t

legality of tested in N. B., 103 ; Lord Mansfield's opinion, on, 99, too;

master's rights upheld in N. B., too

N. B. judge's opinions in favor of

1 1 z ;

N. S. judge's opinion adverse to,

III

pamphlet on, 1o6;

pious motives alleged for, 4. 8 ; prohibited once in Carolina, lot : recognized by English law, :ot ; recognized in Nova Scotia law, to8; Southern, harshness of. 76 ; Southern senator on, 146 ; serio-comic aspects of, 83 ;

too costly for Canada, 93 :

unanimity of judges, in regard to, 114;

villeinage. 99.

Slavery in New England, described by Mrs. Earle. 7, i5; alluded to, 18. 19. 46, 72. 74, 129: Worcester decision against. Jos.


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