Texts: The Act of 1807

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  2. Introduction
  3. The Slave Trade and the Revolution
  4. The Slave Trade and the Constitution
  5. Regulating the Trade
  6. The Act of 1807
  7. The Act of 1818
  8. The Act of 1819
  9. The Act of 1820
  10. Bibliography

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    An Act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight.