SHANLEY VS. HANEY
\ʃˈanlɪ vˌiːˈɛs], \ʃˈanlɪ vˌiːˈɛs], \ʃ_ˈa_n_l_ɪ v_ˌiː__ˈɛ_s]\
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(1762), an English case in equity brought by an administrator to recover money given by his intestate to a negro brought to England as a slave. The suit was dismissed by Lord Northington, who held that a slave became free as soon as he set foot on English territory. (See Sommersett.)
By John Franklin Jameson
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