The Life of John Marshall: Politician, Diplomatist Statesman 1789-1801 (Google eBook)

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Beard Books, Aug 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 648 pages
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Contents

INFLUENCE OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION ON AMERICA
1
A VIRGINIA NATIONALIST
45
LEADING THE VIRGINIA FEDERALISTS
77
WASHINGTONS DEFENDER
122
THE MAN AND THE LAWYER
166
ENVOY TO FRANCE
214
FACING TALLEYRAND
257
THE AMERICAN MEMORIAL
290
CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS
374
INDEPENDENCE IN CONGRESS
432
CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES
485
APPENDIX
565
I LIST OF CASES
567
II GENERAL MARSHALLS ANSWER TO AN ADDRESS OF THE CITIZENS OF RICHMOND VIRGINIA
571
III FREEHOLDERS QUESTIONS TO GENERAL MARSHALL
574
WORKS CITED IN THIS VOLUME
579

THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN
335

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Page 11 - ... and by the concern which each individual may find in them, from his own private speculations, or can spare to them from his own private interests. In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows.
Page 13 - Every age and generation must be as free to act for itself, in all cases, as the ages and generations which preceded it. The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies.
Page 26 - The liberty of the whole earth was depending on the issue of the contest, and was ever such a prize won with so little innocent blood?

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