In addition to the links and the text I’ve written on the BBC pages about the Zong,
here are some other really cool ones:
1) Dramatization of Granville Sharp’s letters about the Zong incident
2) National Maritime Museum papers on the Zong – why not go for a visit and see the real papers yourself – it is absolutely fascinating
4 ) Understanding Slavery Briefing pack including reference to Act of Parliament in 1790 that resulted from the Zong Case. http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:CyGjcRIcjcAJ:www.understandingslavery.com/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_resources%26view%3Ddownload%26id%3D205%26Itemid%3D2+‘no+loss+or+damage+shall+be+recoverable+on+account+of+the+mortality+of+slaves+by+natural+death+or+ill+treatment,+or+against+loss+by+throwing+overboard+of+slaves+on+any+account+whatsoever’&hl=en&gl=uk&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESgOhrjr75jh2RTn2s47b2u6GMucX2E-q6Y23xkjiTWy709NqzkdSgDxxZyz-DHiZKL4RZojEjEt4B1_3sGxms5KQ129j_TNPm6NfR7SbPy0KesWquPh3roTZqb0-1v7Fzjv-Lc8&sig=AHIEtbQCwGKqEGFb3Evim_a7c40N8WH3FA
5) National Archives – The Somerset Ruling
6) English Heritage – Slavery and the Law
7) Case of insurance fraud at the Old Bailey – sentence is death!
Case of Edward Gilson 1807
8 ) What is a ‘Hulk Ship’?
9) What is a recommendation to mercy? http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/static/Verdicts.jsp
10) Where was the original Zong case heard? The Guildhall http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/discover/people-and-places/the-slave-trade-and-abolition/sites-of-memory/the-slave-trade-and-plantation-wealth/
11) What about Garrow and Slavey? Geoffrey Robertson Preface to Garrow Biography