Wallace, John William, 1815-1884

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From the description of John William Wallace correspondence, 1863 June 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981298

John William Wallace is best remembered as the final reporter of United States Supreme Court reports to privately publish the Court's decisions (1863-1875). He was born in Philadelphia, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1833, was admitted to the bar in 1836, but chose a career as law librarian over one of practicing lawyer. He also served as president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Copybook and correspondence, 1837-1852. [18uu] (University of Pennsylvania Law Library). WorldCat record id: 223874785

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referencedIn Nagle, Jay Edwin Sturgis,. Papers, Philadelphia Correspondence and Indentures Collection, 1699-1929. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Wallace, John William, 1815-1884. John William Wallace correspondence, 1863 June 28. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wallace, John William, 1815-1884,. Records of Philadelphia, 1702-1770. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Wallace, John William, 1815-1884,. Collection, 1725-1854. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Madison, James, 1751-1836. Letters of James Madison [manuscript], 1772-1775. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. ALS : Boston, Mass., to John William Wallace, 1845 Jan. 14. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wallace, H. B. (Horace Binney), 1817-1852. Papers of H.B. Wallace, 1826-1845. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wallace, John William, 1815-1884. Copybook and correspondence, 1837-1852. University of Pennsylvania Law Library, Biddle Law Library
creatorOf Swayne, Noah Haynes, 1804-1884. Letter to John William Wallace, 1868. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Madison, James, 1751-1836. Letters of James Madison, 1772-1775. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Binney, Horace, 1780-1875. person
associatedWith Binnie family. family
associatedWith Blackwell, Rebecca, 1757-1782. person
associatedWith Blackwell, Robert, 1748-1831. person
associatedWith Bradford, William, 1755-1795. person
correspondedWith Brodhead, John Romeyn, 1814-1873 person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. person
associatedWith Hooker, Herman, 1802-1865. person
associatedWith Maddox, John. person
associatedWith Maddox, Joshua, d. 1759. person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Moore, George Henry, 1812-1905. person
associatedWith Nagle, Jay Edwin Sturgis, person
associatedWith Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825. person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith Swayne, Noah Haynes, 1804-1884. person
associatedWith Tilghman, Benjamin, 1785-1850. person
associatedWith Wallace family. family
associatedWith Wallace, H. B. (Horace Binney), 1817-1852. person
associatedWith Wallace, J. person
associatedWith Wallace, John Bradford, 1778-1837. person
associatedWith Wallace, Joshua Maddox, 1752-1819. person
associatedWith Wallace, Susan. person
associatedWith Wallace, W. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852. person
associatedWith Willing, Thomas, 1731-1821. person
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Birth 1815-02-17

Death 1884-01-12

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