Chapters in the History of Social Legislation in the United States to 1860

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A social history of the class system in the United States from the colonial period through the constitutional era that primarily concerns itself with the issue of slavery. Other legislative areas affected by the social structure of the times covered include laws of debt, land tenure, fair trade, and food supply...Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection of New York University (1953) 809.
 

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Introduction
3
Factors Influencing Colonial Law
8
Early Colonial Codes
18
Land Tenure in New England
26
Land Tenure in the Middle and Southern Colonies
40
The Labor Policy of the Colonies
55
Fair Trade
71
The Public Food Supply
92
Slavery Down to the Civil War
167
Southern Legislation Regarding Slavery
180
Southern Legislation Regarding Slavery continued
195
Negro Policy oft he Northern States
211
Labor Legislation in the Nineteenth Century
225
CHAPTER XVIII The Insurance of Seamen against Illness
231
The Protection of Seaman
242
Protection of Labor is General
253

Social Ideals in the Fundamental Law of the Republic
119
Land Policy
127
Laws Regulating the Relation of Debtor and Creditor
148
Educational Policy
157
Bibliography
271
Appendix Slave Tables
322
Index
475
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