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VIEW OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE BRITISH COLONIES IN NORTH-AMERICA AND THE WEST-INDIES

Stokes, Anthony


Item #: 14298

Pages: 555p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY

Gives a very interesting discussion of the state of legal administration in the southern colonies...Stokes also discusses what part of the English Common Law the colonists had brought along with them (Reinsch). Contents include chapters on the Colonial civil and criminal courts, counsel and attorneys in the colonies, the court of Vice-Admiralty and negroes in the colonies and the modes of conveyance and manumission. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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