Texas Constitution of 1845Article VIII Section 3

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Constitution of the State of Texas. 1845. Article VIII (Slaves), Section 3.

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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 upon a free white person, and on the like proof, except in case of insurrection by such slave.

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