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Collection Reference Number GLC04421
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1790 
Title Appointment of Robert Morris as judge of district court in New Jersey
Date 28 August 1790
Author Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Recipient Morris, Robert  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Countersigned by Thomas Jefferson. The words "By the President" are written in Jefferson's hand. Endorsed on verso by James Kinsey, stating that Robert Morris appeared on 10 September 1790 and took the oath of office as Judge of the district court of New Jersey. On parchment. Faded with ink decay at top. One black and white seated engraving of Washington included.
Subjects Government and Civics  President  Judiciary  
People Washington, George (1732-1799)  Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Kinsey, James (1731-1803)  Morris, Robert (1734-1806)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme The Presidency; Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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