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Colored Persons and Indians Defined (1924)

In "Colored persons and Indians defined," from the Code of Virginia (1924), the General Assembly provides legal definitions of "colored persons" and Indians.

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§ 67. Colored persons and Indians defined.—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-sixteenth or more of Indian blood shall be deemed an Indian. (Code 1887, § 49; 1910, p. 581.)