Granville Sharp S Cases On Slavery

Author: Andrew Lyall
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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The purpose of Granville Sharpe's Cases on Slavery is twofold: first, to publish previously unpublished legal materials principally in three important cases in the 18th century on the issue of slavery in England, and specifically the status ...

A Memoir Of Granville Sharp

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He was the chief advocate in the case of Thomas Lewis, in 1771, and then
triumphantly declared, that no man can be legally detained as a slave in England
. Granville Sharp's observations upon this tergiversation, are worthy of record,
and ...

The Friend

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The slave was fOllud chained to the mainmast bathed in tears, Casting mournful
looks on the land from which he was about to be torn; ... Granville Sharp, as usual
, at once took the negro's case in hand, and em loyed counsel to defend him.

Memoirs Of Granville Sharp Esq

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As this case was of considerable importance to the general interests of the Negro
cause, it will be necessary to relate some ... An African, of the name of Thomas
Lewis, had formerly been a slave in the possession of a Mr. Stapylton, who now ...

The Historical Encyclopedia Of World Slavery

Author: Junius P. Rodriguez
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0874368855
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Gilbert refused to pay the £30 per slave loss that Gregson was claiming, and the
case went to court. ... encouraged by the activity of the free Africans Ottobah
Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano and English abolitionists like Granville Sharp.
Sharp ...

The Igbo And Their Niger Delta Neighbors

Author: Nnamdi J. O. Ijeaku
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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was an active member of the abolitionist movement that brought about the
abolition of slavery in that country and in all its colonies around the world. ... In
1783, Ekweano brought the case of the ship, Zong, to Granville Sharp's attention.
Sharp ...

Black Slaves In Britain

Author: F. O. Shyllon
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(London, 1928) is a modest and competent third biography of Sharp. Ruth Ann
Fisher's article 'Granville Sharp and Lord Mansfield', in Journal of Negro History (
1943), is a precis of Lascelles' book. In 'The Somersett Case and Slavery; Myth, ...

The Story Of Sierra Leone

Author: Francis Arthur James Utting
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to circulate among the lawyers of England a pamphlet entitled " The Injustice of
tolerating Slavery in England. ... Lane in 1765, Granville Sharp continued his
agitation against slavery after the case of Jonathan Strong. had been dropped.

Bury The Chains

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330469908
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The British Struggle to Abolish Slavery Adam Hochschild. small black community.
A black delegation had ... But he knew about Granville Sharp's role in this and
other cases and soon sought Sharp's help. In 1774, two years after the Somerset
 ...