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Minutes of the Common Council for March 5, 1824

New Brunswick (N.J.). Common Council

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On March 5, 1824, the New Brunswick Common Council adopted a resolution establishing a curfew for "negros or blacks" on Saturday nights at 10 PM. The Common Council empowered the Committee in relation to Paupers, Vagrants and Free Negros to detain…