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Was the Warning of Strangers Unique to Colonial New England?

Cornelia H. Dayton and Sharon V. Salinger

in Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725269
eISBN:
9780814708286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725269.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first considers the “warning out” system practice in colonial New England towns, which served to bar strangers for receiving inhabitancy. It challenges the conventional portrait of ... More


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