Brearly, David, 1745-1790

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1745-06-11
Death 1790-08-16

Biographical notes:

Brearley was a New Jersey lawyer, served as an officer in the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War and was a delegate from New Jersey to the U.S. Constitutional Convention and a signer of the U.S. Constitution. He was the New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice from 1779-1789 and was appointed a federal judge in 1789 but died shortly thereafter.

From the description of [Letter] 1788 May 27, Trenton, [N.J. to] Governor Livingston / David Brearley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 173819534

Jurist.

From the description of David Brearly correspondence, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451329

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Subjects:

  • Printing--History
  • Courts

Occupations:

  • Jurists

Places:

  • New Jersey (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)