The Spanish reverse a 1730 decision and declare that slaves fleeing to Florida from Carolina will not be sold or returned.
Slaves aboard the ship of New Hampshire Captain John Major kill both captain and crew, seizing the vessel and its cargo.
Quaker Elihu Coleman's A TESTIMONY AGAINST THAT ANTI-CHRISTIAN PRACTICE OF MAKING SLAVES OF MEN is published.
Following English law, Georgia prohibits the importation and use of black slaves.
Georgia petitions Britain for the legalization of slavery.
Louis XV, King of France, declares that when an enslaved woman gives birth to the child of a free man, neither mother nor child can be sold. Further, after a certain time, mother and child will be freed.
Georgia's trustees permit the importation of black slaves.
Spanish Florida promises freedom and land to runaway slaves.