Joseph Story papers 1794-1851 Story, Joseph papers

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Joseph Story papers 1794-1851 Story, Joseph papers

The Joseph Story papers contain the incoming letters of Joseph Story, a Massachusetts state representative, United States Supreme Court justice, and Harvard Law School professor. The papers deal with a wide range of political and legal issues concerning Massachusetts and the United States in the first half of the 19th century.

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