An Act for the Support of Government of His Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey,
to commence the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-Four,
and to end the Twenty-First Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-Five,
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1754, 3 Bush 269, 275.
Every bought Servant and Slave, being Male of sixteen Years old and upwards,
(except such Slaves as are not able to Work) shall be Rated the Sum of Nine pence..