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Collection Reference Number GLC04471.11
From Archive Folder Collection of materials related to Lincoln's Cooper Institute speech 27 February 1860 
Title Appointment of Cephas Brainerd as Attorney of the Supreme Court
Date 13 January 1873
Author Middleton, Daniel Wesley (1805-1880)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Middleton, clerk of the Supreme Court, appoints Brainerd as attorney of the U.S. Supreme Court per a motion made by former congressman, senator and judge Truman Smith. Smith was Brainerd's former law partner.
Subjects Supreme Court  Law  Government and Civics  Congress  
People Middleton, Daniel Wesley (1805-1880)  Brainerd, Cephas (1831-1910)  Smith, Truman (1791-1884)  
Place written Washington
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Brainerd, a lawyer, contributed historical and analytical notes to Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Institute address given 27 February 1860 when published. Truman was a U.S. congressman and senator.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945