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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • So Simon, having forgotten his teacher’s dictum on the possession of human chattels, bought three slaves and with their aid established a homestead on the banks of the Alabama River some forty miles above Saint Stephens.

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  • The proposed law applies to chattels and intangible property.
  • In that culture, family members were legally dependent upon the oldest male, but they were not chattel.

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