Advocacy, Law and American Independence: Thomas Erskine and the Transatlantic Public Sphere, 1775-1823

Project: ResearchIndividual grant

Description

This $8,000 research fellowship was awarded by The Library of Congress, Washington DC and the Georgian Papers Programme (jointly run by King's College, London; William & Mary College, Williamsburg and the Royal Archives, Windsor). My research focuses on leading advocate, reforming Whig MP and Lord Chancellor Thomas Erskine (1750-1823) as a case study to explore the dynamic transatlantic transmission of legal culture during the American War of Independence and Early Republic.
Short titleThomas Erskine and C18th Transatlantic Legal Culture
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/10/1830/11/18

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