Letters, 1853-1866


Letters, 1853-1866

Three letters: one (22 October 1853) to Henry Wenzell regarding a probate case, accompanied by Parker's written opinion on the case; one (7 February 1866) to Judge Ebenezer Hoar and Thomas Hill regarding his Harvard Law School professorship and salary; draft of a letter (24 January 1861) to the editor of the Boston Journal titled "Personal Liberty Law no. 4" concerning fugitive slave laws, kidnapping, trials, habeas corpus, etc. as pertaining to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

16 sheets (19 p.)

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Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

Hill, Thomas, 1818-1891

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Thomas Hill was President of Harvard College from 1862-1868. From the description of Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, ca. 1862-1868. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883609 Thomas Hill (1818-1891) earned his Harvard AB 1843 and served as President of Harvard University from 1862-1868. From the description of Bond to Harvard College, August 30, 1839. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064762 Thomas Hill (1818-1891...

Wenzell, Henry B. (Henry Burleigh), 1853-1936

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Harvard Law School

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Law clubs were established to provide students an opportunity to practice preparing and arguing law cases as realistically as possible. Law clubs began to be founded at Harvard in the 19th century; one of the earliest was the Marshall Club, founded in 1825. In 1910, the Board of Student Advisers was formed, and the more formal Ames Competition in Appellate Brief Writing and Advocacy was established. From the description of General information by and about Harvard Law School clubs, 18...

Parker, Joel, 1795-1875

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Parker, jurist, was professor of law at Harvard Law School (1848-1868). In 1861, he published his Personal Liberty Laws (Statutes of Massachusetts) and Slavery in the Territories which was probably based on this and other articles for the Boston Journal. From the description of Letters, 1853-1866 (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235078843 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to William M. Evarts, 1...