ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SAMUEL D. BLATCHFORD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/27/1871 - HFSID 283565
SAMUEL D. BLATCHFORD NY District Judge sends this handwritten letter to Judge Woodruff regarding cases Autograph Letter Signed: "Saml Blatchford". 1p. 5¼x8¼, lined paper. New York, February 27, 1871 To: Judge Woodruff. In full: "Dear Judge What about Harris v.
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SAMUEL D. BLATCHFORD
NY District Judge sends this handwritten letter to Judge Woodruff regarding cases
Autograph Letter Signed: "Saml Blatchford". 1p. 5¼x8¼, lined paper. New York, February 27, 1871 To: Judge Woodruff. In full: "Dear Judge What about Harris v. Wheeler and the other opinion I wrote you about? Judge Beaurich says you have your material in the Callisox case and that it was never filed in Brooklyn. Please let me have it and Harris v. Whee-ler, & any others. Yours truly". Samuel D. Blatchford (1820-1893), was appointed district judge of the southern district in New York in 1867 and five years later was made a circuit judge for the second judicial district. He was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Arthur in 1882 and served until his death in 1893. Blatchford, a noted authority on international and maritime law, gained a reputation as one of the most hardworking justices, giving opinions in 430 cases. His decisions on the status of design patents and his rulings regarding the infringement of design formed the basis for legislation passed by Congress in 1887 to provide remedies for patent infringement. Justice Blatchford died 6½ months later on July 7, 1893. Lightly shaded at edges. Normal mailing folds. Otherwise, fine condition.
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