This offering of names, even though it relies on a fictionalization of the historical event, rescues 228 individuals from the anonymity of the court case summary and the ship's manifest itself.
Of course, the somewhat elusive and provisional answer must be that the slaves of the Zong can only achieve their right to individuality through the outright destruction--as Philip says, "murder" ("Notanda" 193)--of the discourses like the court case summary that have denied them their humanity.
Beyond this emphasis on the failures of the court case summary as a representation of the massacre, Philip's use of the document also serves to highlight a contemporary audience's questionable relationship with this past event.
Nevertheless, as she herself acknowledges, there are other archival accounts of the Zong massacre, so one might note that this case is not in fact the "one public marker" she describes, but as a court case summary it is a public marker that once would have been thought to have the authority of being objective.
8) As well, one should note that this particular case summary did not appear in print until 1831, forty-eight years after the case itself (Oldham 310).
The reason so many officers ultimately responded to the party was because officers called for emergency cover after one of them was nearly pulled into the house," according to the case summary.
The case summary mentions that the search warrant gave police the authority to seize musical instruments and stereo equipment from the home.
After entering a login ID number assigned by LFSI, a client can view or print a case summary
that lists basic information about the mortgagor, when the case was first referred to local counsel, the milestones it has reached and the next scheduled activities.