Rutledge, John

Rutledge, John

ca. 1739–July 18, 1800


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  • Title Rutledge, John
  • Coverage ca. 1739–July 18, 1800
  • Author
  • Keywords Lawyer, jurist, governor, upheld the rights of the “country” in a series of disputes with successive royal governors and firmly opposed the Stamp, Townshend, and Tea Acts, South Carolina Court of Chancery, prominent role in writing the federal Constitution, accepted appointment as one of the first justices of the United States Supreme Court,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date March 3, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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