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Brewer, David J. (David Josiah), 1837-1910


David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910), American lawyer, judge, and author

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bidwell family papers

Call Number: MS 79
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City.
Dates: 1750-1952, bulk 1782-1915

Brewer family papers

Call Number: MS 99
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, and other papers, primarily of David Josiah Brewer, lawyer and justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The material includes Brewer's personal and family papers, although there are some papers relating to public matters, notably the Anglo-Venezuelan boundary dispute. Also included are papers of five generations of Brewer family members, including Josiah Brewer (1796-1872), the father of David Josiah Brewer....
Dates: 1714-1954, bulk 1820-1930

Letter : Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, to Rev. Dr. George Park Fisher, 27 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, Conn., 1896 Feb 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 67, Folder: GROUP 2644, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS accepting an invitation to speak on "the pulpit as seen from the pew."
Dates: 1896 Feb 22

Wayland family papers

Call Number: MS 1067
Overview: The principal figure is Francis Wayland (1826-1904) whose early career as a lawyer and justice of the peace in Worcester, Massachusetts is reflected in miscellaneous legal and financial papers (1850-1859). Four poems (1897-1898) by Francis Wayland for various Bar Committee meetings are in the papers. Also included are a few letters from David Josiah Brewer and Benjamin D. Silliman, and household bills and receipts. His father, Francis Wayland, is represented by a notebook, kept by George Park...
Dates: 1846-1959