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 Six, and to end the
Twenty first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven, * * * * *
1756, 3 Bush 393, 398.
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 one shilling..