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Peters, Richard 1780-1848

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Works: 98 works in 263 publications in 1 language and 4,425 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Treaties  Reference works  Trials, litigation, etc  Sources  History  Academic theses 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: KF50, 342.73
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Publications about Richard Peters
Publications by Richard Peters
Publications by Richard Peters, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Richard Peters
United States statutes at large, containing the laws and concurrent resolutions ... and reorganization plan, amendment to the Constitution, and proclamations by United States( serial )
in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Vols. for 1950-19 contained treaties and international agreements issued by the Secretary of State as United States treaties and other international agreements
A practical treatise on the criminal law by Joseph Chitty( Book )
24 editions published between 1819 and 1841 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States( serial )
in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Report of the case of Edward Prigg against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, at January term, 1842 by Edward Prigg( Book )
10 editions published between 1842 and 2009 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The case of the Cherokee Nation against the State of Georgia : argued and determined at the Supreme Court of the United States, January Term, 1831 : with an appendix ... by Cherokee Nation( Book )
18 editions published between 1831 and 2013 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Admiralty decisions in the District Court of the United States, for the Pennsylvania District by Richard Peters( Book )
7 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Condensed reports of cases decided in the High Court of Chancery in England [1807-1839] by Great Britain( Book )
2 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The public statutes at large of the United States of America, from the organization of the government in 1789, to March 3, 1845 by United States( Book )
8 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
An essay on the canine state of fever by Nathaniel Chapman( Book )
1 edition published in 1801 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Treaties between the United States and the Indian tribes by United States( Book )
6 editions published between 1846 and 1861 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The case of the Cherokee Indians against the State of Georgia. Argued and determined at the Supreme Court of the United States, January term, 1831 by Richard Peters( Book )
3 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Richard Peters gives an explanation of the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Cherokee Nation v. State of Georgia (1831). Peters contends that the court was correct in ruling that such a case was not within the court's legal jurisdiction since the Cherokee Nation is not an independent and foreign state. He points to treaties and compacts between the Cherokees and the United States in order to support this decision, particularly the Treaty of Hopewell (1785), and he disagrees with William Wirt, counsel for the Cherokees, who argues to the contrary. Although Peters supports the court's ruling on this matter, he professes sympathy for the Cherokee cause and believes that the Cherokees have been wronged by Georgia and the United States
 
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Richard Peters American reporter
Languages
English (149)
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