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Author Brown, Steven Preston.

Title John McKinley and the antebellum Supreme Court [electronic resource] : circuit riding in the old Southwest / Steven P. Brown.

Published Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2012.


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Physical description xi, 313 p. : ill., maps, plan, ports.
Notes "Appendix: Justice John McKinley's Supreme Court Opinions and Dissents."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The most prominent man in alabama : an introduction to Justice John Mckinley -- Logans, law, and political futility -- Alabama fever and Georgia faction -- The politics of political change -- Prelude to the court : Jacksonian devotion in Alabama and Washington -- The burdens of justice on the antebellum Supreme Court -- The Supreme Court and the original ninth circuit, 18371842 -- Circuit relief and declining health, 1843-1852 -- The legacies of Justice John Mckinley.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author McKinley, John, 1780-1852.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject McKinley, John, 1780-1852.
United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Circuit courts -- Southwest, Old -- History -- 19th century.
Politicians -- Alabama -- Biography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780817317713 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
9780817386269 (e-book)