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This Day in Georgia History

December 27, 1845

Contracting with Black Masons Outlawed

Gov. George Crawford signed an act making it illegal for a white person to contract with a black mechanic or mason - whether free or slave - for the construction or repair of any building. The penalty for violation of the law was a fine up to $200.