Answered By: Doug Bolden Last Updated: Oct 07, 2015 Views: 24
Take a look at the Avalon Project out of Yale Law School. I found it listed under the Primary sources tab of the "World History since 1500" Research Guide here: http://libguides.uah.edu/hy104. It has documents in history, law, and diplomacy.
I looked under the 18th century documents and I found Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England, which is dated 1765-1769. Under Book the Fourth: Public Wrongs, it seems like Chapter 15: Of Offenses Against the Persons of Individuals would be a good one to start with: