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" Indians are so much accustomed to thepractice of lying, and so little sensible of the sacred obligation of truth, that the Spaniards have thought it proper, in order to prevent the unhappy effects which their testimony might cause to innocent persons,... "
Travels in South America, during ... 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. Transl - Page 240
by François Raymond J. de Pons - 1807
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1807
...obligation of truth, that the Spaniards have thought it proper, in order to prevent the unhappy effects thai their testimony might cause to innocent persons, to...enacted, that not less than six Indians are to be admittea as witnesses in one cause, and tr testimony of these six shall only oe equivalent to the sworn...
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A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma: Or the Spanish Main ..., Volume 1

François Joseph Pons - 1806 - 2 pages
...submit to labour, but when compelled by hunger. The Indians are so much accustomed to the practice of lying, and so little sensible of the sacred obligation...testimony might cause to innocent persons, to pass a hiw by which it is enacted, that not less than six Indians are to be admitted as witnesses in one cause,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 4

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1807
...submit to labour, but when compelled by hunger. The Indians are so much accustomed to the practice of lying, and so little sensible of the sacred obligation...it proper, in order to prevent the unhappy effects that their testimony might cause to innocent persons, to pass a law by which it is enacted, that not...
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Colombia: Siendo una relacion geografica, topografica, agricultural ...

Alexander Walker - 1822
...submit to labour, but when compelled by hunger. The Indians are so much accustomed to the practice of lying, and so little sensible of the sacred obligation of truth, that the Spaniards thought it proper, in order to prevent the unhappy effects which their testimony might cause to innocent...
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Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural ..., Volume 1

Alexander Walker, Colombia. [Appendix.]. - 1822
...submit to labour, but When compelled by hunger. 'the Indians are so much accustomed to the practice of lying, and so little sensible of the sacred obligation of truth, that the Spaniards thought it proper, in Order to prevent the unhappy effects which their testimony might cause to innocent...
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