Lowell, John, 1824-1897

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Lowell graduated from Harvard College (1843) and the Law School (1846). From 1856 to 1860 he edited the Monthly Law Reporter in which he criticized the Dred Scott decision. In 1865, President Lincoln appointed him United States district judge for Massachusetts and in 1878 he became circuit court judge for the first circuit focusing on common law and patents.

From the description of The judicial opinions of John Lowell, 1878-1882. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 78444369

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referencedIn Letters sent to Francis Minot, 1847-1879. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lowell, John, 1824-1897. Letter : Boston, to [Benjamin F.] Butler, n.p., 1890 Feb. 12. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909,. Autograph letters signed and initialled from Edward Everett Hale, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, to various people, 1857-1898. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), 1844-1924. Letters to Charles P. Greenough, ca. 1875-1894. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Lowell, John, 1824-1897. Letter, 1892, November 17, Boston, to Mr. Bucklin. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lowell, Lucy, b. 1860. Lucy Lowell diaries, 1845-1923 ; bulk: 1880-1888. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lowell, John, 1824-1897. The judicial opinions of John Lowell, 1878-1882. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904. Papers of Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney [manuscript], 1894, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lowell, Lucy, b. 1860. Lucy Lowell diaries, 1831-1944. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Papers, 1831-1881. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881. Papers, 1709-1904. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Hale, George S. (George Silsbee), 1825-1897. Documents in the case of Western Union Telegraph Co. vs. American Bell Telephone Co., 1892. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn [John Amory Lowell, John Lowell Sr., and John Lowell Jr.] [graphic] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf United States. District Court (Massachusetts). Letters received, 1861-1864, by John Shepard Keyes. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Lowell, Lucy, b. 1860. Lucy Lowell diaries, 1845-1923 ; bulk: 1880-1888. Massachusetts Historical Society
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Birth 1824-10-18

Death 1897-05-14

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