The Papers of John Marshall

Vol. VIII: Correspondence, Papers, and Selected Judicial Opinions, March 1814-December 1819
Edited by Charles F. Hobson and Laura S. Gwilliam
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 03/1995
Pages: 460
Paperback ISBN: 9781469623467
Paperback Publication Date: 03/2015


The 1819 term of the Supreme Court stands preeminent in John Marshall’s chief justiceship as the year of three major constitutional pronouncements: Dartmouth College v. Woodward, Sturgis v. Crowninshield, and McCulloch v. Maryland. This volume, covering 1814 to 1819, reproduces these and other important Marshall opinions given in the Supreme Court and the U.S. Circuit Court for Virginia. Also included are a series of essays Marshall wrote to answer critics of the McCulloch v. Maryland decision. In addition to papers concerning judicial business, this volume includes personal correspondence that sheds light on Marshall’s private interests and family life.

About The Author

Charles F. Hobson, editor of The Papers of John Marshall, is a resident scholar at the William and Mary School of Law.

Laura S. Gwilliam, Editorial Associate of The Papers of John Marshall.

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