Histoire de l'île de la Trinidad sous le gouvernement espagnol: ptie. Colonisation, 1622-1797

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Página 395 - Masters of slaves shall be obliged every year to deliver into the justice of the Town or Village in the district of which their Estates are situated a List signed and sworn to by them of all the slaves which they have, with distinction of sexes and ages, in order that the notary of the...
Página 393 - As masters of slaves are obliged to maintain them, to educate, and to employ them, in useful work, proportioned to their strength, age, and sex, without forsaking their children and those who are old and sickly, so, on the other hand, there is an obligation on slaves to obey and respect their masters and the stewards, to perform the work which is given them to do, conformable to their strength, and to venerate them as heads of the family. Thus he who will not fulfil any of those obligations must...
Página 395 - ... it may be noted in the book, in order to avoid all suspicion of having been killed; and if the master does not fulfil this, he shall be obliged fully to prove either the absence of the slave or his natural death, for, on the contrary, a law-suit will be commenced against him. "Chapter 13.—Method of investigating the Excesses of Masters or Stewards.
Página 396 - ... whether every thing be observed which is ordered in the foregoing chapters, informing the said justices of it, who must apply the remedy ; and it is likewise declared to be a popular action, that of informing against a master or his steward for not having fulfilled one or the whole of the said chapters, as the name of the informer shall not be made known, and he shall have the part of the fine which he is entitled to, without being responsible in any other case than in that where it is proved...
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