Historical Sketch of the Mining Law in California

by John Francis Davis

Publisher: Commercial Printing House

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Spanish law incorporated the principles of the right of free entry to public and private lands, the necessity to register a claim and the right of the discoverer to exploit the mine without further. Slavery in colonial California began with the systematic enslavement of indigenous arrival of the Spanish colonists introduced chattel slavery and involuntary servitude to the area.

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