Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726

American jurist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574480

Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1836-1864.

From the description of Interrogatories, 1819 December 17. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23366657

Chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

From the description of Papers, 1809-1863. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39632574

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. Studied at Dickinson College, 1792-1795; read law with Judge Jeremiah Townley Chase, Annapolis, Maryland, 1796-1799; practiced law in Frederick, 1799-1823. Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, 1836-1864.

From the description of Papers, 1792-1818, bulk 1805-1812. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 704076602

Taney, politician and jurist, served as U.S. Attorney General (1831-1833), Secretary of the Treasury (1833-34), and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1836-1864).

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1810-1864. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235153963

Studied at Dickinson College, 1792-1795; read law with Judge Jeremiah Townley Chase, Annapolis, Maryland, 1796-1799; practiced law in Frederick, 1799-1823. Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1836-1864.

From the description of Papers, 1792-1818, bulk 1805-1812. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 20973596

Roger Brooke Taney was an American politician and jurist.

He was born in 1777. He served as U.S. Attorney General (1831-33), Secretary of the Treasury (1833-1834), and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1836-1864). Roger Brooke Taney died in 1864.

From the description of Roger Brooke Taney collection, 1811-1856. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49308210

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referencedIn Brochure, [19--?]. Lake County Historical Society
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Papers, 1792-1818, bulk 1805-1812. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
referencedIn Carl Brent Swisher Collection of Research Material Relating to Roger Brook Taney, 1836-1962 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bryan, William S. William S. Bryan papers, 1818-1879 (bulk 1848-1879) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Papers, 1792-1818, bulk 1805-1812. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Letter: to President Tyler /by Roger Brooke Taney, 1843 Sep 30. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Greenway, Edward M. Edward M. Greenway collection 1737-1876. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Stephen Johnson Field Letters Addressed to Him, 1862-1896 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Carr, Dabney, 1773-1837. Papers of the Jones family [manuscript], 1806-1915. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn United States. District Court (California : Northern District). U.S. District Court of Northern California records, 1842-1858. Library of Congress
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Papers, 1809-1863. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Memorandum, 1835 March 8 [Washington, to R.B. Taney, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Taney family. Taney family collection, 1805-1864. Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc.
referencedIn Andrew Jackson Papers, 1775-1860, (bulk 1785-1845) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Letter : Washington, D.C., to J[ames] M[andeville] Carlisle, [Washington, D.C.], 1856 Dec. 17. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Note : Washington, D.C., to Mr. Meehan, [Washington, D.C.], 1857 Mar. 10. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 (bulk 1833-1876). Library of Congress
creatorOf Davidson, Robert, 1750-1812. Lectures on natural philosophy / by the Rev. Robert Davidson ; [notes taken by Roger Brooke Taney]. Dickinson College Library, Waidner-Spahr Library
referencedIn Lewis, Ellis, 1798-1871. Papers, 1810-1870. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lee, Gideon, 1778-1841. Papers, 1804-1868. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Gaston, William, 1778-1844. William Gaston papers, 1744-1950 (bulk 1791-1844). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Maryland manuscripts collection. Business and other financial records, 1740-1950. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hodder, Frank Heywood, 1860-1935. Frank Heywood Hodder correspondence, 1925-1935. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Papers of Francis Scott Key [manuscript], 1808-1841. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Blair Family Papers, 1755-1968, (bulk 1829-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Galloway, John, d. 1810. Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888 (bulk 1750-1860). Library of Congress
referencedIn Alexander Bryan Johnson papers, 1823-1861 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit). Thomas Garrett Trial Notes: Notes of Evidence from 1848 Trial of Thomas Garrett, 1848 May 26. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943 (bulk 1813-1869). Library of Congress
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Interrogatories, 1819 December 17. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
referencedIn Records of the Supreme Court of the United States. 1772 - 2007. Appellate Jurisdiction Case Files. 1792 - 2010. Dred Scott, Plaintiff in Error, v. John F. A. Sandford
referencedIn Gilpin family. Papers, 1727-1872. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Papers, 1824-1850. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Johnson, Alexander Bryan, 1786-1867. Alexander Bryan Johnson papers, 1823-1861 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Letter : Washington, D.C., to William R. Adair, Baltimore, 1827 Feb. 26. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Andrew Jackson Donelson Papers, 1779-1943, (bulk 1813-1869) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wallach, Richard, 1816-1881. Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868. Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Duane Family Collection, 1764-1933 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1810-1864. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Humphrey, James, Jr. James Humphrey, Jr., autograph album pages, 1852-1854. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Teackle, Littleton Dennis, 1777-1850. Littleton Dennis Teackle letters, 1823-1834. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Yandell family. Yandell family added papers, 1837-1919. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Virgil David, Lawrenceville, Pa., 1836 Apr. 5. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thomson, Samuel, 1784-1850. Papers, 1834-1849. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. [Letter] 1846 September 14, Baltimore [to] Thomas Jefferson Trist, Washington / R.B. Taney. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Peter, Robert, 1726-1806. Papers of Robert Peter [manuscript], 1696-1897. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Letters and circulars, 1793-1850 : to the Collector of Customs, Gloucester, Mass. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874 (bulk 1785-1845). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bullus, Oscar, ca. 1800-1871. Letters received, 1816-1867 (inclusive). Rutgers University
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Roger Brooke Taney collection, 1811-1856. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Letter, 1812 Dec. 29. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
referencedIn Knight, John, 1806-1864. Papers, 1788-1891. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 (bulk 1820-1878). Library of Congress
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Letter : Washington, D.C., to J[ames] M[andeville] Carlisle, [Washington, D.C.], 1856 Dec. 17. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Van Buren, John, 1810-1866. John Van Buren and Vanderpoel family correspondence, 1826-1861. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Andrew Stevenson and J. W. Stevenson Papers, 1756-1882, (bulk 1833-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Papers, 1831-1881. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. John Nicholson family papers, 1786-1868. Library of Congress
referencedIn Maryland manuscripts collection. Biographical and genealogical records, 1634-2001. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Hagerstown Turnpike Road Company (Hagerstown, Md.). Legal papers of the Hagerstown Turnpike Road Company, 1794-1837. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Maryland manuscripts collection. Legal records, 1689-1926. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. autograph manuscript notes for a case : [n.p.], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
referencedIn Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe Families Papers, 1654-1888, (bulk 1750-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857. Letter : Arlington House, near Alexandria, D.C., to R.B. Taney, 1834 April 17. George Washington University
creatorOf Charlestown (Boston, Mass.). Papers II, 1734-1840. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Benjamin Robbins Curtis papers, 1831-1879. Library of Congress
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Roger B. Taney letters, 1857-1864 [microform]. Maryland Historical Society Library
referencedIn Swisher, Carl Brent, 1897-1968. The Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850. Garret D. Wall correspondence, 1835 December 29. Library of Congress
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
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Death 1864-10-12

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