An Act to amend Chapter 10 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware, entitled "Assessors," and for other purposes.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Section 7 of Chapter 10 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware, entitled. "Assessors," be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words "and if of slaves the sex" in lines four and five of said section.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said chapter be further amended by striking out all Section 9 of said chapter, and also by striking out all of Section 12 of the same chapter.
SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall be the duty of the respective Levy Courts of the several counties of this State, at their first meeting after the passage of this act, to cause to be stricken from the assessment book in the respective counties of this State all assessments of slaves, and to deduct the same from the assessment of such persons as may be found assessed therewith.
SECTION 4. And be it further .enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in all editions of the Laws of this State hereafter to be published, the said Chapter 10 shall be published as hereby amended.
Passed at Dover, February 8, 1866.