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Slave Codes
Slave Laws
Louisiana Black Codes
Mississippi Black Codes

Ohio Black Laws
Jim Crow Laws
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
The Handbook of Texas Online

Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War
Slavery in Texas
The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice: Its Distinctive Features Shown by Its Statutes, Judicial Decisions, and Illustrative Facts.
Chapter Nine: Formal Assumptions of the Antislavery Forces" in Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process
Professor Brophy's Law Review Article
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Texas Legislature Online
Texas Secretary of State's site
Texas Governor's Office
Texas Constitutions Digitation Project
Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
H.P.N. Gammel's The Laws of Texas (The first ten volumes, 1827-1897)
Statutes of the United States Concerning Slavery
Congressional Laws, Proclamations  and Constitutional Amendments, etc.
The Texas Constitutions and Journals, Debates, and Records of the Constitutional Conventions