An Act for the Support of the Government of His Majesty's
Province of New-Jersey, for
Five Years, to commence the Twenty third Day of September,
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty Five, and to end the Twenty third Day
of September, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty.
Aug.23, 1725, 2 Bush 340, 344.
Every bound Servant, Indian, Negro and
Mullato Slaves, being Male, of sixteen years old, and upwards, (except such Slaves as are not
to work) shall be Rated at and pay one Shilling each year.