Franklin County Negro register facsimile
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Blacks were not allowed to vote or to serve in the militia. They could not testify in court cases involving whites. Black children were not allowed to attend public schools. After 1831, black settlers in Indiana were required to register with county authorities and to post a $500 bond as a guarantee of good behavior."
"Being Black in Indiana". Indiana Historical Bureau. http://www.in.gov/history/2548.htm. Accessed February 18, 2016.
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