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An Act to amend and re-enact section 49 of the Code of Virginia, 1887 (1910)

In "An Act to amend and re-enact section 49 of the Code of Virginia, 1887," passed in 1910, the General Assembly provides a legal definition for a "colored person" and for an Indian.

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Chap. 357.—An ACT to amend and re-enact section 49 of the Code of Virginia, 1887.

Approved March 17, 1910.

1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of Virginia, That section forty-nine of the Code of Virginia be amended and re-enacted so as to read as follows:

§49 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-fourth or more of Indian blood shall be deemed an Indian.