Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard College (1829), attended Harvard Law School (1829-1830, 1832), was associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1851-1857) and acted as counsel to Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial (1868).

From the description of Legal opinions, ca. 1858-1868. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338978

Epithet: Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000012

Lawyer and jurist.

From the description of Benjamin Robbins Curtis papers, 1831-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84852457

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Letters received, 1838-1872. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14707124

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creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Legal opinions, ca. 1858-1868. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Award, diploma and honorary degree collection. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Baldwin, Roger S. (Roger Sherman), 1793-1863. Letter, 1861 September 17, New Haven, Conn., to Benjamin R. Curtis. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Andros, R. S. S. (Richard Salter Storrs), 1817-1868. Letter to Benjamin Robbins Curtis, 1859 January 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, February 25 [n.p.], to George Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, George Ticknor, 1812-1894. Papers of George Ticknor Curtis [manuscript], 1863-1892. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Benjamin Robbins Curtis papers, 1831-1879. Library of Congress
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Opinions of Benjamin R. Curtis, 1858-1860. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Fenollosa, Mary McNeil. Papers of S. W. McCall [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letters received, 1838-1872. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1855 February 18, Washington, to "My dear uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Gordon, George H. (George Henry), 1825?-1886. Papers, 1842-1885, bulk: 1861-1865. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Vol. I. 1860.includes:f. 1 Reverend Jacob Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Reverend John S-C-Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 5 Jean Victor Adam, Painter: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 6 William Harrison Ainsworth, a..., 1860 British Library
creatorOf Clifford, John Henry, 1809-1876. Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876. Library of Congress
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1859 September 22 [n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1859 June 27, Pittsfield, to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, February 25 [n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881. Letter: Washington, D.C., to B[enjamin] R[obbins] Curtis, 1866 July 24. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers, 1794-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Lawyer's account book, 1832-1837. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1859 September 3, Pittsfield, to "My dear Uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1861 February 3 [n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Renwick family. Renwick Family papers, 1794-1916. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn McCall, Sidney. Papers of S.W. McCall, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1848 April 11, Boston, to Mr. Lyons or Mr. McFarlane, Virginia. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Adams, Isaac, 1802-1883. Letter to B.R. Curtis, 1859 April 16. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to Mrs. Ticknor [Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1855 June 15 [n.p.], to "My dear uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Langdon, William Chauncy, 1831-1895. William Chauncy Langdon papers, 1600-1903 (bulk 1846-1863). Library of Congress
creatorOf Casserly, Eugene, 1820-1883. Eugene Casserly letter to B.R. Curtis : San Francisco : ALS, 1859 Apr. 19. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to [G. Ticknor?, Boston]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bates, Edward, 1793-1869. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to B.R. Curtis, n.p., 1863 Jan. 31. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d.,n.p.], to "Dear Uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter, 1859 September 13, Boston, to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin R., 1809-1874. Letter, 1847 September 20, Boston, Massachusetts, to Joel Parker. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to "Dear Uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898 (inclusive), 1851-1862 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Friday Club (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1859-1884. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bigelow, Erastus B. (Erastus Brigham), 1814-1879. Letter to Benjamin Robbins Curtis, 1860 January 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to Mr. Ticknor [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Joseph Story papers, Story, Joseph papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Story Association. Constitution and bylaws of the Story Association, 1851-1854. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Notes of cases before the Circuit Court, 1851-1859. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to James M. Carlisle, Washington, D.C., 1869 Mar. 21. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874. Letter [n.d.], Pittsfield, to "Dear Uncle" [i.e. G. Ticknor, Boston.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers, 1796-1845 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Parker, Joel, 1795-1875. Papers, 1685-1939. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Parker, Joel, 1795-1875. Letter, 1847 September 30, Keene, New Hampshire, to Charles G. Loring and Benjamin R. Curtis. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Phillips, George William, 1810-1880. Papers, 1830-1833. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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correspondedWith Nelson, Samuel, 1792-1873 person
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Birth 1809-11-04

Death 1874-09-15

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