Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, at January Term, 1832, Delivered by Mr. Chief ...

Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, at January Term, 1832, Delivered by Mr. Chief Justice Marshall, In the Case of Samuel A. Worcestor, Plaintiff in Error, Versus the State of Georgia

Marshall, John

Published by Gales and Seaton, 1832
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8vo. 39pp. Three quarter red Moroccan leather binding with faded, worn red cloth over boards. Gilt stamped title on red leather spine. Original wraps rebound with two new front and rear blank end sheets. Cloth on front boards is faded and worn. Title page has archival repairs. Light to moderate toning to pages.Howes M 318; De Renne 430. Based on reviews of the existing Indian Treaties, Justice Marshall concluded that Indian Nations were separate political communities in which the laws of the State are void. Marshall ruled against Georgia in the case and sided the Cherokee Indians and Plaintiff S A Worcestor, a Missionary to the Cherokee. President Jackson reportedly stated it was up to Chief Justice Marshall to enforce his ruling. Bookseller Inventory # 2807

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Title: Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United ...
Publisher: Gales and Seaton
Publication Date: 1832
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.

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