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By Simone Browne
Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... American Revolution colonial New York the Book of Negroes lantern laws passports ...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
.... As such, this ledger serves as an important record of pre-Confederation black arrivals in Canada. This chapter also discusses the surveillance of black mobilities by examining lantern laws, which were ordinances in New York City that compelled black, mixed-race, and indigenous slaves to carry small lamps...