The history of "Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty" is complex. When Grotius's personal papers were auctioned in The Hague in 1864, scholars discovered that "Mare Liberum" was just one chapter in a manuscript of 163 folios, written in justification of the capture of the Portuguese merchantman "Santa Catarina" in the Strait of Singapore in February 1603. Robert Fruin persuaded the scholar H. G. Hamaker to transcribe and publish it in 1868. Knud Haakonssen, the General Editor of the Natural Law and Enlightenment ...

Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty 2006, Liberty Fund, Indianapolis, IN

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