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Law, Debt, and Merchant Power: The Civil Courts of Eighteenth-Century Halifax

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In the early history of Halifax (1749-1766), debt litigation was extremely common. People from all classes frequently used litigation and its use in private matters was higher than almost all places in the British Empire in the 18th century.

In Law, Debt, and Merchant Power, James Muir offers an extensive analysis of the civil cases of the time as well as the reasons behind
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Paperback, 302 pages
Published March 30th 2018 by University of Toronto Press
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