First English law report reference to Barcelona (1681) revolves around inefficacy of Spanish justice

Newland v Horsman, 1681: “thereupon Dalmasie appealed to a superior Court; then Dalmasie removed the Appeal on Pretence of Preventing several Appeals; the Master finding his Freight lodged so that he could not have it till the Cause was heard in the highest Court, which was not like to be in some Years Time, comes away without any Freight or Relading there for his Principals Account” (Query here. Via Transblawg)

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