34. Any Negro, or other Slave, convict of Petit-Treason, Murder, or wilfully burning of Dwelling-houses, shall have Judgment to have the Right Hand cut off, to be hanged, quartered, and the Head and Quarters set up in the most public Places of the County.1729, ch. 4, §. 1.
35. Persons stealing any Negro, or other Slave, or who shall counsel, hire, aid, or abet, or command any Person to commit the same, or who shall be accessory to the said Offence; on Conviction, Outlawry, standing Mute, or peremptorily Challenging above Twenty, shall suffer Death without Benefit of Clergy. 1737,
ch. 2, §. 4.
36. The full Value to be adjudged by the Court, of any condemned Slave, who shall either be actually executed, or die after Condemnation, under Confinement in Order for Execution, shall be paid to the Owner by the Public Treasurer, without any Fee or Reward, out of the Public Stock, on Certificate from the Sheriff of such Execution or Death. Ibid. §. 5, 6.
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