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Four letters to Professor John Norton Pomeroy : Washington, D.C. : ALS, 1881-1884.
BANC MSS 92/268 z; BANC MSS 92/268 z
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Four letters to Professor John Norton Pomeroy: Washington, D.C. : ALS, 1881-1884
San Mateo vs. The Southern Pacific Railroad Company


Field, Stephen J. (Stephen Johnson), 1816-1899, creator


Pomeroy, John Norton, 1828-1885


United States, Supreme Court.


[No. 1] Supreme Court of the United States ... June 21, 1881. Relating in part to the proposed publication of a "sketch" by Prof. Pomeroy. (9 p. on 3 fold. leaves); [no. 2] April 14, 1882. Relating in part to Professor Pomeroy's "Treatise on equity jurisprudence" v. 1, 1881, and the veto by the President of the "Chinese bill", with a discussion of the effect of Chinese immigration California. (7 p. on 2 leaves); [no. 3] March 28, 1883, Relating to the Supreme Court decision in the "Louisiana and Virginia cases", the case of San Mateo vs. the Southern Pacific railroad company, and other pending California cases, with a declaration of personal judicial standands.
(Cont.) (10 p. on 3 fold. leaves); [no. 4] July 28, 1884. Relating to the failure for the Democratic nomination by Justice Fields (Chicago, 1884) with discussion of projected measures for the reform of the Federal judiciary. (6 p. on 2 leaves)


1881 (issued)


Democratic Party (U.S.)
Chinese -- United States


The letters are in various hands, signed, and with a few corrections by Justice Field.

Physical Description:

32 p. on 10 fold. 1.




BANC MSS 92/268 z
BANC MSS 92/268 z


District of Columbia