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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.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's