Morrison R. Waite Papers 1818-1933 (bulk 1874-1888)

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Morrison R. Waite Papers, 1818-1933, (bulk 1874-1888)

Morrison R. Waite Papers 1818-1933 (bulk 1874-1888)

Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, jurist, and lawyer. Official papers relating to Waite’s Supreme Court service, including correspondence and letterbooks, docket books, court assignments, manuscripts and proofs of circuit court and Supreme Court opinions, and miscellaneous family and personal material.

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