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Fundamina

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THOMAS, Philip. The development of the Cape Common Law during the early nineteenth century: William Porter, James Kent and Joseph Story. Fundamina (Pretoria) [online]. 2014, vol.20, n.2, pp. 907-915. ISSN 2411-7870.

The role of William Porter, the second Attorney-General at the Cape of Good Hope in the development of Cape colonial law is investigated. Particular attention is given to his American sources, Kent and Story, and the resulting legal pluralism.

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