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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 61 1 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 20 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 16 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 16 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 14 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 14 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 12 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 10 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], An Incident of the Nineteenth Century--Romantic Elopement on an ox sled. (search)
ecided that slavery was a local institution, and that a man who was a slave in Jamaica became a free man when he was brought to England. Lord Mansfield said that th "I am bound to express my doubts if such a decision would have been given had Jamaica touched upon the coasts of this country. It is certain that the judges did noonfidently quoted, to have been erroneous! It would never have been made, had Jamaica lay in the Irish Soap or St. George's Channel, instead of the Gulf of Mexico!-kes us, indeed, that, if Lord Mansfield's opinion had been correct, slavery in Jamaica would have ceased the moment it fell under the dominion of Great Britain. FroSussex the common law set a negro free, why should it not have set him free in Jamaica? --Yet, we find that it did not, but that on the contrary slavery continued inot have set him free in Jamaica? --Yet, we find that it did not, but that on the contrary slavery continued in Jamaica until it was abolished by act of Parliament.