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An argument in the case of James Sommersett a negro

James Sommersett

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.

by James Sommersett

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Published by printed for the author: and sold by W. Otridge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 692, no. 6.
ContributionsHargrave, Francis, 1741?-1821., Great Britain. Court of King"s Bench
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],82p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16955743M


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A.D. Of this Case only a Statement of the Facts, and Mr. Hargrave's learned Argument were inserted in the former edition of this Work. I have here added the other Arguments, and the Judgment ofFile Size: 73KB. Somerset v Stewart () 98 ER (also known as Somersett's case, and in State Trials as v.

XX Sommersett v Steuart) is a famous judgment of the Court of King's Bench in on labour law and human rights, which held that chattel slavery was unsupported by the common law in England and Wales, although the position elsewhere in the British Empire was left on(s): () 98 ER() 20 State Tr.

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Hargrave, ) Howell, Thomas, A complete collection of state trials and proceedings for high treason and other misdemeanors from the earliest period to the present time, 26 vols, (London: T.C. Hansard, ), XX. Author of An argument in the case of James Sommersett, a Negro, lately determined by the Court of King's Bench, An argument in defence of literary property, Brief deductions relative to the aid and supply of the executive power, according to the law of England, in cases of infancy, delirium, or other incapacity of the King, Mr.

Hargrave's opinion on the prince's right to. Francis Hargrave (c–) was an English lawyer and antiquary.

He was the most prominent of the five advocates who appeared on behalf of James Somersett in the case which determined, inthe legal status of slaves in England.

Although the case was Hargrave's first, his efforts on the occasion secured his : c.London. The Case of Somersett from Freedom’s Journal Blog entry posted on Novem by JD Thomas Somerset (Somersett), a black slave, had been brought to England, in November,by his master, Mr.

Charles Stewart, and in process of time left him. He published the following works: 1. ‘An Argument in the case of James Sommersett, a Negro, wherein it is attempted to demonstrate the present unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England,’ ; 3rd edit.

Also in Howell's ‘State Trials,’ vol. ‘An Argument in Defence of Literary Property,’8vo. 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.

This is a scarce first edition of an account of an important moment in the anti-slavery movement. The case centred on James Sommersett, an. Before going on I should note that spelling was irregular in the 's, and while Mr.

Wells and others give the name as Somersett, in the book Slave Nation the spelling Somerset is used, and it was published as the Sommersett case, ex parte Sommersett, in a law journal. Also the ruling was given inthough the case probably started in Follow Francis Hargrave and explore their bibliography from 's Francis Hargrave Author Page.

‘An Argument in the case of James Sommersett, a Negro, wherein it is attempted to demonstrate the present unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England,’ ; 3rd edit. Also in Howell's ‘State Trials,’ vol. xx. ‘An Argument in Defence of Literary Property,’ Francis Hargrave. 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.found: Hargrave, F. An argument in the case of James Sommersett, a Negro, lately determined by the Court of King's Bench,