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Alabama Constitution of 1819, Slaves, Section 3.
SEC. 3. Any person who shall maliciously dismember or deprive a slave of life, shall suffer such punishment as would be inflicted in case the like offence had been committed on a free white person, and on the like proof, except in case of insurrection of such slave.
- Nearly identical wording to Texas Constitution of 1845/Article VIII, Section 3