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The Papers of John Marshall, Volume VIII: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions, March 1814-December 1819
     

The Papers of John Marshall, Volume VIII: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions, March 1814-December 1819

by Charles F. Hobson (Editor), Laura S. Gwilliam (Editor)
 

The 1819 term of the Supreme Court stands preeminent in John Marshall's chief justiceship as the year of three major constitutional pronouncements: Dartmouth College v. Woodward, Sturgis v. Crowninshield, and McCulloch v. Maryland. This volume, covering 1814 to 1819, reproduces these and other important Marshall

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The 1819 term of the Supreme Court stands preeminent in John Marshall's chief justiceship as the year of three major constitutional pronouncements: Dartmouth College v. Woodward, Sturgis v. Crowninshield, and McCulloch v. Maryland. This volume, covering 1814 to 1819, reproduces these and other important Marshall opinions given in the Supreme Court and the U.S. Circuit Court for Virginia. Also included are a series of essays Marshall wrote to answer critics of the McCulloch v. Maryland decision. In addition to papers concerning judicial business, this volume includes personal correspondence that sheds light on Marshall's private interests and family life.

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The latest volume in this distinguished series maintains the standard of scholarly excellence established by its predecessors.

Journal of Southwest Georgia History

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ISBN-13:
9780807822210
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/16/1995
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.55(d)

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The latest volume in this distinguished series maintains the standard of scholarly excellence established by its predecessors.—Journal of Southwest Georgia History

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Charles F. Hobson, editor of The Papers of John Marshall, is a resident scholar at the William and Mary School of Law.

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