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Daniel Webster letter
Letter from Theron Metcalf to Daniel Webster regarding argument made by him and Webster in the case of Baker v. Fales in the Massachusetts Supreme Court in 1820. The importance of this case lies in its inclusion within a body of precedential case-law affirming of the separation of church and state. Enclosed with the letter are two pages of notes on various precedents and readings of the statute of charitable uses.
- Metcalf, Theron, 1784-1875 (Person)
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4 p. ; 24 x 19 cm.
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