An argument in the case of James Sommersett a Negro, lately determined by the Court of King's Bench: wherein it is attempted to demonstrate the present unlawfulness of domestic slavery in England. To which is prefixed a state of the case. By Mr. Hargrave, one of the counsel for the Negro.
|Main Author:||Hargrave, Francis, 1741?-1821.|
London: Printed for the author: and sold by W. Otridge, opposite the New Church, in the Strand. 1772.
Villeinage > England.
Slavery > Great Britain.
"This case decided the freedom of every man of color on his landing in Great Britain." cf. Sabin
Errata: p. 82.
Half title: An argument in the case of James Sommersett, a Negro.
, 82 p.
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