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Bl. Comm. - William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Law of England

Related Citation: Black. W.

Fully described at Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780). See also the painting and description at William Blackstone (1723-1780).

in 1756, he published book 1 of his Commentaries on the Law of England, continuing until the publication of Book 4 in 1759. Hence the citation of 3 Bl. Comm. 233 refers to volume three, page 233 of the original.

As of June 2012, the entirety of Blackstone's original work was available online at:


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