Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902

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Attorney, teacher, legal scholar. LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1856; LL.D., 1894; Royall Prof. 1874-1883; Weld Prof. 1883-1902. Law practice in Boston, 1856-1874. Chairman, Committe on Indian Legislation, 1887-1892. Consultant on Dakota Constitution of 1889. Author of Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at Common Law (1898), John Marshall (1901), A Western Journey with Emerson (1884).

From the description of Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1787-1902 (inclusive), 1850-1902 (bulk). (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 122505738

James Bradley Thayer was a Boston lawyer and professor of law at Harvard (1873-1902).

From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1778-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365672

From the guide to the Letters to James Bradley Thayer from various correspondents, 1778-1895., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Thayer (Harvard, A.B., 1852) taught law at Harvard Law School.

From the description of Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1856-1898 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972899

Thayer was an attorney, teacher, legal scholar. LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1856; LL.D., 1894; Royall Prof. 1874-1883; Weld Prof. 1883-1902; Hartwell was an associate justice of the Hawaii (Republic) Supreme Court (1868-1874); attorney general (1874, 1876-1878) and chief justice of the Supreme Court (1907-1911).

From the description of Letter to Alfred Stedman Hartwell, 1 November 1895. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 237396079

Thayer, James Bradley, attorney, law professor, legal scholar.

b. Haverhill, Massachusetts, January 15, 1831.

s. Abijah Wyman and Susan Bradley Thayer.

A.B., Harvard College, 1852.

Graduate work, Harvard University; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1856.

LL.D., Iowa State University, 1891; Harvard University, 1894.

m. Sophia Bradford Ripley, 1861.

Practiced law in Boston from 1856 until 1874.

Royall Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, 1874-1883 (appointed Royall Professor December 8, 1873); Weld Professor of Law, 1883-1902.

d. February 14, 1902 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson,1884. The Teaching of English Law in Universities,1892. " The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of Constitutional Law," read at the Congress of Jurisprudence and Law Reform in Chicago, August 9, 1893, and published in the Harvard Law Review,7:129 (1893). The Development of Trial by Jury,1896. Reverend Samuel Ripley of Waltham,1897. A Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at Common Law,1898. John Marshall, 1901. Also articles in legal journals, monthly magazines and Bovier's Dictionary of Law. Letters of Chauncey Wright,1878. Selected Cases on Evidence at Common Law,1892, 1900. Cases on Constitutional Law,2 volumes, 1895.

From the guide to the Papers, 1787-1902, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902,. Letters from various correspondents, 1778-1895. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Oldham, Robert Pollard, d. 1941. The class notes of Robert Pollard Oldham, ca.1899-1901. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. [Scrapbooks, 1874-1900] Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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creatorOf Thayer, William Sydney, 1830-1864. Papers of William Sydney Thayer [manuscript] 1835-1895. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Holmes, John, 1812-1899. Letters, 1871-1897. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gates, Elias, d. 1929. The class notes of Elias Gates, 1894-1897. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Forbes, Edith Emerson, 1841-1929. Ripley-Thayer family papers, 1872-1940. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935. Papers, 1637-1967. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Barnes, Charles Benjamin, 1868-1956. The class notes of Charles Benjamin Barnes, 1890-1893. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Correspondence and memoranda, 1871-1899. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1891. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library.
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creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Letter to Alfred Stedman Hartwell, 1 November 1895. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Letters on legislation concerning Indians of North America, August 1896. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Bunker, Clarence Alfred, 1866-1961. The class notes of Clarence Alfred Bunker, 1889-1892. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1876-1942. The Class Notes of Joseph Warren, 1897-1900. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Chafee, Zechariah, 1885-1957. The class notes of Zechariah Chafee, 1910-1913. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902,. Autograph album, 1819-1894. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Commonplace books on evidence and constitutional law, 1877-1901. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1856-1898 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
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creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1873-1876. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. Letter to James Bradley Thayer, 14 June 1898. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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referencedIn William Sydney Thayer Papers, 1835-1901, (bulk 1835-1895) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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creatorOf Winthrop, William, 1831-1899. Letter to James Bradley Thayer, 26 February 1896. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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creatorOf Thayer, William Sydney. Papers of Sydney Thayer [manuscript] 1850-1900. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889. Correspondence, 1845-1880. Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes Presidential Center
referencedIn Thayer, William Sydney, 1830-1864. William Sydney Thayer papers, 1835-1901 (bulk 1835-1895). Library of Congress
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referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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referencedIn Henry Villard business papers, 1862-1928 (inclusive), 1870-1900 (bulk) Baker Library, Harvard Business School
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. [Notes on teaching a class on evidence law], 1874. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902. Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1787-1902 (inclusive), 1850-1902 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
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Great Britain
Massachusetts--Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States
North Dakota
United States
Subject
Evidence
North Dakota--History
Witnesses
Marriage
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc
Evidence (law)
Law teachers
Lawyers
Evidence (Law) - Study and teaching
Trials
Slavery
Constitutional law
Law--Study and teaching
Intellectual property
Occupation
Law teachers
Lawyers
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Death 1902-02-14

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