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West Indies:

FIRST REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF INQUIRY INTO THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL JUSTICE IN THE WEST INDIES. BARBADOS,- TOBAGO,- GRENADA. (DATED THE 16TH DAY OF MAY 1825.) ORDERED, BY THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, TO BE PRINTED, 5 JULY 1825.

[London: 1825] Bound in modern quarter leather and marbled cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Folio. 310pp. Bit of rubberstamping, Near Fine. A wonderfully detailed report on the structure of the legal system in these colonies, with explanations of the courts, forms of action and remedies, crimes, punishments, police forces, slave codes, manumission, reform measures, fees, tables of cases, tables with names and races of parties to legal proceedings. OCLC records eight locations under several accession numbers as of March 2016.


Book Id: 21618

Price: $350.00

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