Acts of the Thirty-second General Assembly

“Who Shall Not Vote”
Source, Acts of the 32rd General Assembly of New Jersey, Chapter II, Section 1; 1807. Courtesy, Special Collections/ University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

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This New Jersey Act of 1807 specified who shall not vote by defining who could vote “free, white male citizens of this state, of the age of twenty-one years, worth fifty pounds proclamation money…” By this act, women and blacks were disenfranchised.

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