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Colored Persons and Indians Defined (1924)

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In “Colored persons and Indians defined,” from the Code of Virginia (1924), the General Assembly provides legal definitions of “colored persons” and Indians.

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§ 67. Colored persons and Indians defined.—Every person having one-sixteenth or more of negro blood shall be deemed a colored person, and every person not a colored person having one-sixteenth or more of Indian blood shall be deemed an Indian. (Code 1887, § 49; 1910, p. 581.)

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APA Citation:
General Assembly. Colored Persons and Indians Defined (1924). (2020, December 07). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/colored-persons-and-indians-defined-1924.
MLA Citation:
General Assembly. "Colored Persons and Indians Defined (1924)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (07 Dec. 2020). Web. 27 Nov. 2021
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