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" CJ, held, that, as soon as a negro comes into England, he becomes free : one may be a villein in England, but not a slave. "
The history of South Carolina under the royal government, 1719-1776 - Page 387
by Edward McCrady - 1899 - 847 pages
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Cobbett's State Trials

Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine - Trials (Treason) - 1814
...Chief Justice Holt is'still mnreexplicit ; for he says, that" one may be a villein in England ;" but that " as soon as a negro comes into England, he becomes free." The words of these two great judges contain the whole of the proposition, for which I am contending....
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 20

Trials - 1816
...Chief Justice Holt is still more explicit; for he says, that" one may be a villein in England ;" but that " as soon as a negro comes into England, he becomes free." The words of these two great judges contain the whole of the proposition, for which I am contending....
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A Complete Collection of State Trials Vol. XX

T. B. Howell, Esq. - 1816
...Chief Justice Holt is still more explicit; for he says, that" one may be a villein in England ;" but that " as soon as a negro comes into England, he. becomes free." The words of these two great judges contain the whole of the proposition, for which I am contending....
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Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq

Prince Hoare - Abolitionists - 1820 - 524 pages
...Chief-Justice Holt, the dauntless vindicator of our laws in the reigns of William and Anne, had decided, that, as soon as a Negro comes into England, he becomes free; because " one may be a villeyn in England, but not a slave*." In opposition to his high authority,...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges: Of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Judges - 1846 - 562 pages
...Browne, in the same page of Salkeld, in which Lord Holt is reported to have held, in arrest of judgment, that " as soon as a negro comes into England, he becomes free : one may be a villein in England but not a slave." The date of this latter case does not appear. know...
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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volume 2

Sir Bernard Burke - Nobility - 1850
...Chief Justice Holt is still more explicit for he says that "one may be a villeine in England ; but that as soon as a negro comes into England he becomes free." The last occasion upon which the freedom of any individual who had once placed his foot upon British...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 8

Law - 1860
...Arches, in the ward of Cheap. Verdict for plaintiff. On motion in arrest of judgment, Holt, CJ, said, " As soon as a negro comes into England he becomes free/' But in truth this case, like many others of the date, is not trustworthy. Lord Mansfield remarked on it,...
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - United States - 1858
...Warda de Cheape, and verdict for the plaintiff; and on motion in arrest of judgment, Holt, CJ, held : that as soon as a negro comes into England he becomes free : one may be a villein in England, but not a slave. Et per Powell, J. In a villein the owner has a...
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The law of freedom and bondage in the United States, Volume 1

John Codman Hurd - Conflict of laws - 1858
...warda de Cheape, and verdict for the plaintiff; and on motion in arrest of judgment, Holt, CJ held, that as soon as a negro comes into England, he becomes free. One may be a villein in England, but not a slave. Et per Powell, J. In a villein the owner has a property,...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1859
...action to recover 20, the price of a negro sold by the plaintiff to the defendant in London) heldf " that as soon as a negro comes into England he becomes free. One may be a villein in England, but not a slave." Mr. Justice Powell said, " In a villein the owner...
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