Antedating of "Extradition"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 18 22:09:26 UTC 2005

extradition (OED 1839)

1810 Bijnkershoek, Cornelis von. A treatise on the law of war. 174 (Making
of Modern Law)  The important question respecting the delivering up, or as
it has is called, the _extradition_ of deserters from one country to
another, has been the subject of much controversy in _America_ as well as
in _Europe_.

Fred Shapiro

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