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Guide to the Harlan Fiske Stone Letter, Aug. 16, 1943

Collection number: MS 70

Size: 1 item (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Harlan Fiske Stone

Harlan Fiske Stone, lawyer, professor, Attorney General of the United States, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in Chesterfield, NH in 1872. He was admitted to the bar in 1898, taught law at Columbia University, and later served as Dean of the University’s School of Law from 1910 to 1923. President Calvin Coolidge appointed Stone Attorney General of the United States in 1924 and then made him an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1925. Stone became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1941 and held the position until his death in 1946.

About the Harlan Fiske Stone Letter

Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, N.H. and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Harlan Fiske Stone Letter, Aug. 16, 1943, MS 70, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Paul Richards, Aug. 14, 1978 (Accession number: 788)