American Legal History

Commercial Development

Here we consider how the commercial systems of British North America developed, and how the law of mercantile commerce was shaped by North American realities.


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From Records of the Vice-Admiralty Court of Rhode Island, 1716-1752 (Towle ed. 1936)

From Select Cases of the Mayor's Court of New York City, 1674-1784 (Morris ed. 1935)

Eben Moglen, Settling the Law (1993), Commercial Law in War and Peace


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