Louisiana's Code Noir (translation)

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To regulate relations between slaves and colonists, the Louisiana Code Noir, or slave code, based largely on that compiled in 1685 for the French Caribbean colonies, was introduced in 1724 and remained in force until the United States took possession of Louisiana in 1803.

Creator Fazende, Bruslé, Perry (Attributed Authors)
Date 1724
Repository The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
Copyright Public Domain
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