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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.
Language(s): English
Published: London: Printed for the author: and sold by W. Otridge, opposite the New Church, in the Strand. 1772.
Subjects: Sommersett, James.
Villeinage > Villeinage / England.
Slavery > Slavery / Great Britain.
Note: Sabin 30374
"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.
Physical Description: [2], 82 p. 24 cm.
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