The Papers of John Marshall, Volume II: Correspondence and Papers, July 1788-December 1795, and Account Book, July 1788-December 1795

The Papers of John Marshall, Volume II: Correspondence and Papers, July 1788-December 1795, and Account Book, July 1788-December 1795

by Charles T. Cullen, Herbert A. Johnson, Joanne M. Wood, Susan H. Elias
     
 

Collected here are correspondence, papers, and legal documents—including selected judicial opinions—of American jurist John Marshall. Revolutionary officer, congressman, and secretary of state before his appointment to the Supreme Court, Marshall served as the Court's fourth Chief Justice. In this capacity, he helped define the role of the Court and

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Collected here are correspondence, papers, and legal documents—including selected judicial opinions—of American jurist John Marshall. Revolutionary officer, congressman, and secretary of state before his appointment to the Supreme Court, Marshall served as the Court's fourth Chief Justice. In this capacity, he helped define the role of the Court and elevate its status, as he interpreted the Constitution from the bench. The documents presented in these volumes—with introductory material and notes—shed light not only on Marshall's life and thought but on the evolution of American jurisprudence as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807813027
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/01/1977
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.60(d)

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