AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE AND AMERICAN COURTS: THE PAMPHLET LITERATURE WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY PAUL FINKELMAN
Item #: 62340
Published: OE; Printed for Edward Brooke; Reprinted in 2007.
Series: SLAVERY, RACE, AND THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM, 1700-1872
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, SLAVERY AND THE LAW
This group of 13 facsimiles relates to cases arising fromthe illegal importation of slaves. Highlights include theargument of John Quincy Adams in the Amistad case (1841) andtwo charges to juries by Joseph Story from 1819 and 1820.Reprinted from the Garland series Slavery, Race and theAmerican Legal System, 1700-1872.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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