Johnson, William, Jr.

Johnson, William, Jr.

December 27, 1771–August 4, 1834

William Johnson

Dissenting opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States delivered by Justice William Johnson in the case of the Cherokee Nation vs. The State of Georgia

William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1944-1945

The papers of William Johnson (1771-1834) in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection consist of a series of articles concerning Johnson published in the Michigan Law Review by Abraham J. Levin, 1944-1945. The collection includes holograph manuscripts, typescripts, printed copies, and miscellaneous items documenting the writing and editing of Levin's articles. A two-volume set of Johnson's Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene (Charleston, S.C.: [Printed by A. E. Miller], 1822) has been transferred to the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.

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  • Title Johnson, William, Jr.
  • Coverage December 27, 1771–August 4, 1834
  • Author
  • Keywords U.S. Supreme Court justice, read law under leading Charleston attorney Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, lowcountry Democratic-Republican, appointment to the South Carolina Court of General Sessions and Common Pleas, During the last dozen years of his life, Johnson fell out of step with popular opinion in South Carolina,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 19, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 5, 2022
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