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Marshall, John

Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice (1801-1835)

American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, Pa.

Opinions, 1803-1831.
1 vol.; collection contains drafts of Marshall`s opinions delivered in U.S. circuit court.

Opinions delivered in the circuit court of the United States, 1803-1831.
ca. 100 items; collection contains manuscript drafts of his U.S. Supreme Court opinions.

Duke University
Rubenstein Library
Durham, N.C.

John Marshall papers, 1816-1933.
3 items; includes 1816 and 1824 letters from Marshall.

Harvard Law School
Cambridge, Mass.

John Marshall letters, 1822-1834.
4 items; one note and three letters from Marshall.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Receipt books, 1775-1786.
2 vols.; collection contains Marshall`s receipt books.

John Marshall Law School
Chicago, Ill.

Collection of materials on John Marshall.
Photos and personal correspondence.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Albert J. Beveridge collection of the papers of John Marshall, 1776-1844.
300 items; finding aid; papers consisting primarily of material Albert J. Beveridge gathered for his research on Marshall, which includes copies of correspondence, journals, account books, and other papers.

Library of Virginia
Richmond, Va.

Manuscripts from the John Marshall House, 1771-1835.
56 leaves, 1 oversize box, 1 microfilm reel; includes correspondence, deeds, military commissions, and a memorial to Mary Marshall written by John Marshall on December 25, 1832.

John Marshall accounts and law notes, 1783-1795.
1 microfilm reel, 676 p.

Marshall family papers, 1786 and undated.
6 pp.; collection contains Marshall`s legal papers, and miscellaneous letters and documents.

John Marshall will, 1832.
5 leaves; typescript copy of will dated April 9, 1832, and containing codicils dated August 13, 1832, March 29, 1834, November 6, 1834, and July 3, 1835.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, Mass.

John Marshall Paris journal, 1797-1798.
59 leaves, 1 microfilm reel; finding aid; manuscript copy of journal kept by Marshall, September 27, 1797, to April 1, 1798, describing the XYZ Affair.

Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, Va.

Papers, 1771-1835.
ca. 50 items; finding aid; material concerning Marshall`s residence in Richmond.

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Va.

Papers, 1776-1879.
282 items and 2 vols.; finding aid; collection contains letters, law notes, accounts, and other papers.

American Baptist Historical Society
Rochester, N.Y.

Horatio Gates Jones, Jr., collector, papers, 1711-1906; 0.5 cubic ft.; correspondence between David Jones and John Marshall.

University of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Butler-Gunsaulus miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1527-1900; 342 items; finding aid; correspondence.

James Wilkinson papers, 1784-1882; 0.1 linear ft.; correspondence.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Library
Williamsburg, Va.

Elizabeth Jaquelin Ambler Brent Carrington papers, 1780-1832; 25 items; correspondence.

Cornell University
Ithaca, N.Y.

Arthur H. and Mary Marden Dean Lafayette collection, 1520-1849; 49.3 linear ft.; correspondence.

Detroit Public Library
Detroit, Mich.

Henry Meyers correspondence, 1777-1940; 1 box; correspondence.

Duke University
Durham, N.C.

John Jordan Crittenden papers, 1786-1932; 1,058 items and 3 vols.; political correspondence.

Papers of James Iredell, Sr., and James Iredell, Jr., 1724-1890; 1,052 items and 6 vols.; finding aid; political correspondence.

John Rutherford papers, 1754-1931; 2,712 items and 33 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

U.S. officeholders` papers, 1780-1941; 2,097 items and 10 vols.; represented.

The Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, Ky.

Beall-Booth family papers, 1778-1956; 10 cubic ft.; represented.

Bodley family papers, 1773-1939; 9.33 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

Breckinridge-Marshall family papers, 1755-1869; 1 box; finding aid; correspondence.

Clark-Hite papers, 1734-1812; 4 cubic ft.; collection contains land documents drawn up by Marshall.

Simon Kenton miscellaneous papers, 1798-1818; 3 items; represented.

Marshall family papers, 1815-1897; 0.66 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau papers, 1663-1844; represented.

James Gibson papers, 1712-1846; 2.5 linear ft.; correspondence.

Hopkinson family papers, 1736-1944; 3 ft. and 19 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

Richard Peters correspondence, 1821-1847; correspondence.

Huntington Library
San Marino, Cal.

Letters to John Francis Mercer, 1783-1814; 10 items; correspondence.

Henry Waller papers, 1809-1943; 5,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, Ind.

Thomas Posey papers, 1776-1839; 1 box; finding aid; correspondence.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Md.

Edward M. Greenway collection, 1737-1876; 1.25 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

James Leander Cathcart papers, 1785-1817; 1.2 linear ft. (300 items); correspondence.

Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927; 30 linear ft. (850 items); finding aid; represented.

Gabriel Duvall papers, 1780-1920; 2 containers (180 items); correspondence.

Robert Goodloe Harper papers, 1796-1823; 50 items; correspondence.

Rufus King papers, 1784-1822; 29 items; correspondence.

Benjamin Henry Latrobe papers, 1803-1817; 400 items; correspondence.

Saint James School collection, 1777-1847; 18 items; correspondence.

Charles Simms papers, 1731-1822; 1,100 items; finding aid; correspondence; collection is a part of the Peter Force papers.

Edward C. Walthall papers, 1816-1894; 50 items; represented.

Library of Virginia
Richmond, Va.

Nathaniel Francis Cabell, collection of papers relating to Virginia`s agricultural history, 1771-1879; 595 pp.; finding aid; correspondence.

John Randolph correspondence, 1822-1831; 11 leaves; finding aid; political correspondence.

Tucker-Ewell papers, 1770-1893; 183 leaves; correspondence.

John Wickham letters, 1795-1838; 21 leaves; correspondence.

Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, Md.

Thomas Waters Griffith papers, 1791-1831; 4 fascicles and 2 vols.; correspondence.

David Bailie Warden papers, 1797-1851; ca. 5 ft.; correspondence.

William Wirt papers, 1784-1864; 9 ft.; finding aid; represented; microfilm copy available at Yale University.

New York Public Library
New York, N.Y.

William Paterson papers, 1786-1804; 1 vol.; correspondence.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, N.C.

Louis Marshall papers, 1816-1842, 1975; 5 items and 2 vols.; finding aid; 12 letters from John Marshall to his brother, Louis Marshall.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, Ohio

Charles Hammond correspondence, 1801-1840; 2 ft.; represented.

Princeton University
Princeton, N.J.

Samuel Lewis Southard papers; 20,000 items; correspondence.

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, N.J.

William Paterson papers, 1689-1898; ca. 1.4 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Anthony Walton White papers, 1677-1918; 800 items; correspondence.

University of South Carolina
South Caroliniana Library
Columbia, S.C.

Hugh Swinton Legare papers, 1814-1890; 249 items and 1 vol.; correspondence.

Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, Va.

Breckinridge family papers, 1740-1902; 331 items; correspondence.

William Garnett Chisolm papers, 1749-1955; 1,784 items; correspondence.

Records of the Colonization Society of Virginia, 1823-1859; 2 vols.; collection contains a minute book and an account book of the society during Marshall`s tenure as president.

Lee family papers, 1761-1882; 6 vols.; material pertaining to Marshall.

Massie family papers, 1698-1900; 7,030 items; correspondence.

Archibald Stuart papers, 1786-1822; 51 items; correspondence.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Adams family letters, 1787-1801; 5 items; represented.

Ambler, Carrington, and Minor family papers, 1796-1845; 12 items; finding aid; correspondence.

James Breckenridge papers, 1783-1904; 456 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Joseph Carrington Cabell papers, 1731-1917; 22 ft.; correspondence.

Elizabeth Marshall Colston letters to Mary Isham Thomas, 1807-1834; 12 items; represented.

Dabney family papers, 1718-1936; 2 ft. (1,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Thomas Jefferson papers; 10 microfilm reels; finding aid; correspondence.

Tobias Lear diary, 1803; 1 vol.; represented.

Charles Carter Lee and Lee family papers, 1768-1931; 1,917 items; finding aid; correspondence.

McDowell family papers, 1700, 1831-1917; 600 items; represented.

Thomas Walker papers, 1742-1886; ca. 250 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Washington and Lee University
Lexington, Va.

Papers of Zechariah Johnston and family, 1747-1893; ca. 540 items; political correspondence.

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Va.

James Monroe papers, 1776-1924; 129 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Tucker-Coleman papers, 1680-1959; ca. 30,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Madison, Wis.

Draper manuscripts: Jonathan Clark papers, 1728-1810; 0.3 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.


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