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Author Brigance, William Norwood, 1896-1960.

Title Jeremiah Sullivan Black : A Defender of the Constitution and the Ten Commandments / William Norwood Brigance
Edition Reprint 2016
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
©1934
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Contents Frontmatter -- Preface -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Abbreviations of Works Most Frequently Cited in This Volume -- 1. School and Farming -- 2. The Young Lawyer -- 3. Marriage -- 4. Politics and Religion -- 5. Booms -- 6. Chief Justice -- 7. A Jurist of the Commonwealth -- 8. Warring Political Factions -- 9. Attorney-General -- 10. Protecting the Public Domain -- 11. Rumblings of Disruption -- 12. Buchanan and His Cabinet -- 13. The Spirit of Secession and Abolition -- 14. The Secession of South Carolina -- 15. The Cabinet Crisis -- 16. Secretary of State -- 17. Rejection of the Supreme Court Nomination -- 18. The Nadir of Personal and Political Fortunes -- 19. California Land Cases -- 20. Ex Parte Milligan -- 21. Confederate Prisoners -- 22. Steamrolling the Constitution -- 23. Ex Parte McCardle -- 24. The Impeachment Counsel of Andrew Johnson -- 25. Restricting Reconstruction in the Courts -- 26. Politics -- 27. The General Practice of Law -- 28. A Personal Sketch -- 29. The Controversial Writer -- 30. The Forensic Orator -- 31. In the Public Service of Pennsylvania and Maryland -- 32. The Belknap Impeachment Trial and the Tilden-Hayes Election Dispute -- 33. In the Ripeness of Life -- 34. Closing Days -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary The life of the brilliant Pennsylvania lawyer who was Attorney-General and Secretary of Sate under Buchanan and legal gladiator during the tragic era of Reconstruction
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 23, 2017)
Subject Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1512814776 (electronic bk.)
9781512814774 (electronic bk.)