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Declaration signer "elected" law professor...

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September 1, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept.  1, 1790 

* James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence

Page 3 has a report that reads in full: "The Hon. James Wilson, Esq. Associate Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, is elected Professor of Law in the College of Philadelphia."  Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and the first law professor at the College of Philadelphia, now the Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 268 (released for March, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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