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House. Act for the punishment of treason, rape and arson, 1841
SEE ALSO 53562 House No. 26 An Act for the punishment of treason, rape, and arson, 1841. Conviction for treason meant life in prison.
Conviction for rape or sexual abuse of a female child [boys not mentioned] meant life in prison. conviction for arson at night meant life in prison, but if
the accused could prove the building was empty, his sentence was up to twenty years. If someone died as a result of the arson, it meant life in
prison. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Library of Congress).
Title:   An act for the punishment of treason, rape and arson.
OCLC Number:   1394928239
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