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Peters, Richard 1780-1848

Overview
Works: 97 works in 246 publications in 1 language and 4,046 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Periodicals  Treaties  Digests  Sources  History 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: KF101, 348
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Publications about Richard Peters
Publications by Richard Peters
Publications by Richard Peters, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Richard Peters
 
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 433 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
Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States( serial )
in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Report of the copy-right case of Wheaton v. Peters decided in the Supreme Court of the United States : with an appendix, containing the acts of Congress relating to copy-right by Henry Wheaton( file )
8 editions published between 1834 and 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Admiralty decisions in the District Court of the United States, for the Pennsylvania District by Richard Peters( Book )
5 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
United States reports : cases adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and rules announced at by United States( file )
in English and held by 103 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( file )
8 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 86 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( file )
3 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 70 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
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 51 libraries worldwide
Treaties between the United States and the Indian tribes by United States( Book )
5 editions published between 1846 and 1861 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
 
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