Chattels

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We repeat it, -- public opinion made them slaves, and keeps them slaves; in other words, it sunk them from men to chattels, and now, forsooth, this same public opinion will see to it, that these _chattels_ are treated like _men! The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

We repeat it, -- public opinion made them slaves, and keeps them slaves; in other words, it sunk them from men to chattels, and now, forsooth, this same public opinion will see to it, that these _chattels_ are treated like _men! The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

I did not appear but through this agent I forced the foreclosure, and but few days (no more, believe me, than the law allowed) were given John Claverhouse to remove his goods and chattels from the premises. MOON-FACE

I did not appear but through this agent I forced the foreclosure, and but few days (no more, believe me, than the law allowed) were given John Claverhouse to remove his goods and chattels from the premises. Moon-Face

It has been proposed that all data crimes could be dealth with as trespass to chattels, where the chattels is the server hardware. Why not qualify the taking away of virtual objects as theft?

Immediately we found that the privileges of independent labor were open to them, schools were established in which their sons might obtain an education that would raise them to an intellectual position never reached by their fathers; and at length full political rights were conferred upon those who a few short years, or rather months, before, had been called chattels, and things to be bought and sold in any market. The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.

Immediately we found that the privileges of independent labour were open to them, schools were established in which their sons might obtain an education that would raise them to an intellectual position never reached by their fathers; and at length full political rights were conferred upon those who a few short years, or rather months before, had been called chattels, and things, to be bought and sold in any market. Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 1

'chattels' -- I shall pay for that mistake one day or another, I am convinced -- and I very much fear that you would soon discover what one fault of mine is, if you were to hear anyone assert such a right in my presence. The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

Allegations by James, 46, an Old Etonian who has barely exchanged words with his father since storming out of the family home following a Christmas Day row in 1984, and his sisters Annabella and Laura, is that "chattels" including a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds called The Calling of Samuel have gone missing and were misappropriated by their father. Palumbo children accuse father of extravagance as family feud resumes

In a will written February 10, 1734, Blaikley bequeathed "unto my loving wife Catherine Blaikley, all my whole estate of lands, houses, Negroes, goods, and chattels, meaning my houses and lots in Williamsburg and 50 acres of land in Powhatan." History of American Women

They seemed to regard the townsfolk as their lawful prey; having been freed from their attentions for the past year, their "chattels" were not pleased with their return. Oathblood

His petition of December, 1737, in regard to the "chattels" in his train, addressed to the General Court, reads: The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees

In 1728 we find _hoop-skirts_ and _negro girls_ and other "chattels" advertised for sale in the same shop! The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

Why not contend that the _wives_ of the ancient fathers of the faithful were their "chattels," and used as ready change at a pinch; and thence deduce the rights of modern husbands? The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

Why not contend that the _wives_ of the ancient fathers of the faithful were their "chattels," and used as ready change at a pinch; and thence deduce the rights of modern husbands? The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

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