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Under the Virginia taxation act, "all negro men and women and all other men from the age of 16 to 60 shall be judged tithable. Pressly used Woodson's statistics for to determine that about 42 percent of these black slaveholders owned just one slave. A Look at the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, The Act of prohibited slaveholders from making personal manumissions by deed or court filings; they had to seek permission for each manumission by both houses of the legislature, and the number of manumissions dropped sharply as a result. Sometime after , Antonio and Mary gained their freedom from indenture.