The just limitation of slavery in the laws of God [electronic resource] : compared with the unbounded claims of the African traders and British American slaveholders / by Granville Sharp

Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813
London : Printed for B. White and E. and C. Dilley, 1776
1 online resource (67, 107, 55, 102 p.)
Legal classics library (Buffalo, N.Y.)

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Slavery -- Early works to 1800.
Slave trade -- Early works to 1800.
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Appendix (no. 1): An essay on slavery, proving from Scripture its inconsistency with humanity and religion; by Granville Sharp. "with an introductory preface, " (by a gentleman of the law, in West Jersey) "containing the sentiments of the monthly reviewers on a tract, by the Rev. T. Thompson, in favour of the slave trade."
Appendix (no. 2). Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Maryland, to his friend in London
Appendix (no. 3). A letter from Granville Sharp, to Jacob Bryant, Esq; concerning the descent of the Negroes
Appendix (no. 4). Mr. Bryant's answer to the foregoing letter
Appendix (no. 5). The regulations lately adopted by the Spaniards, at the Havanna, and some other places, for the gradual enfranchisement of slaves, are to the following effect
Appendix (no. 6). Extract of a letter from the author, to a gentleman at Philadelphia
Appendix (no. 7). Extract from Mr. Morgan's book, intituled, "A plan for the abolition of slavery, in the West Indies"
Appendix (no 8). A copy of what "is said to be the substance of Lord Mansfield's speech in the case of Somerset and Knowles"
Appendix (no. 9). Remarks on the judgment of the Court of King's Bench, in the case of Stewart and Somerset. By Granville Sharp
Appendix (no. 10). Case, Prerogative Court, May 11th, 1773. Cay and Crighton
Appendix (no. 11). High Court of Admiralty, before Sir Geo. Hay, Knt. L.L.D. June, 29, 1776
Appendix (no. 12). From the General evening post, no. 6033. June 13th, 1772
"With a copious appendix: containing, An answer to the Rev. Mr. Thompson's tract in favor of the African slave trade -- Letters concerning the lineal descent of the Negroes from the sons of Ham -- The Spanish regulations for the gradual enfranchisement of slaves -- A proposal on the same principles for the gradual enfranchisement of slaves in America -- Reports of determinations in the several courts of law against slavery, &c."
Appendices, 2nd paging, have separate title pages
Includes the author's: "The law of liberty, or Royal law" (3rd paging) and: "The law of passive obedience, or Christian submission to personal injuries" (4th paging)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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