An Act to prevent the Emancipation of Slaves, and for other purposes. 1841 154 (1841)

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law.       In the Senate House, the seventeenth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one
thousand eight hundred and forty-one, and in the sixty-sixth year of the Sovereignty
and Independence of the United States of America.
ANGUS PATTERSON, President of the Senate.
W. F. COLCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representalives.
2835.        AN ACT TO EXTEND THE RIGHT OF CHALLENGE TO JURORS.
I caes, I. Be it enacted, by the Senate and I-louse of Representatives, now met
ay be  and sittig in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That
nged by hereafter, in all civil cases in which a Jury shall be impanneled, before they
party,
4t cause shall be charged with the trial of any issue, each party shall have the right to
!,and in challenge, without cause shown, two of the Jury so impanneled ; and in
ial cases
endant, all criminal cases, in the Courts of General Sessions, wherein challenge with-
out cause is not allowed by law, the defendant shall have the right to challenge,
without cause shown, two of the Jury, before they are sworn to try the tra-
verse; and the places of the jurors so challenged, shall be supplied as now
provided by law for completing a pannel.
In tho Senate House, the seventeenth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one
thousand eight hundred and forty-one, and in the sixty-sixth year of the Sovereignty
and Independence of the United States of America.
ANGUS PATTERSON, President of the Senate.
W. F. COLCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
2836. AN    ACT   TO PREVENT THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES, AND FOR-OTHER
PURPOSES.
equest, . Be it enacted,. by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met
>r con-  and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That any
:e, for bequest, deed of trust, or conveyance, intended to take effect after the death
noval
nancipa. of the owner, whereby the removal of any slave or slaves, without the limits
a slave, of this State, is secured or intended, with a view to the emancipation of such
'ie death s
ler, to be slave or slaves, shall be. utterly void and of no effect, to the extent of such
c.   provision; and every such slave, so bequeathed, or otherwise settled or con-
yeyed, shall become assets in the hands of any executor or administrator,
and be subject to the payment of debts, or to distribution amongst the distri.
butees or next of kin, or to escheat, as though no such will or othei convey.
ance had been made.
f con-   II. That any gift of any slave or slaves, hereafter made, by deed or
d for otherwise, accompanied by a trust, secret or expressed, that the donee shall
'emoval  move such a
)be void, remy suh laye or. slaves from the limits of this State, with the purpose

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