Supreme Court Documents Sought

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The “Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800,” supported by the Supreme Court Historical Society and the National Historical Publi­cations and Records Commission is a project to publish all documents which illuminate the development of the Supreme Court in its first decade. The editors are particularly interested in locating any correspondence of the following individuals:

Chief Justices

  • John Jay (1745-1829)
  • John Rutledge (1739-1800)
  • Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807)

Associate Justices

  • John Blair (1732-1800)
  • Samuel Chase (1741-1811)
  • William Cushing (1732-1810)
  • James Iredell (1751-1799)
  • Thomas Johnson (1732-1819)
  • Alfred Moore (1755-1810)
  • William Paterson (1745-1806)
  • Bushrod Washington (1762-1829)
  • James Wilson (1742-1798)

Clerks of the Court

  • John Tucker
  • Samuel Bayard

Attorneys General

  • Edmund Randolph
  • William Bradford
  • Charles Lee

Unofficial Court Reporter

  • Alexander James Dallas

Please forward all information to: Dr. Maeva Marcus, Supreme Court Historical Society Suite 333, 1511 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005