CHIEF JUSTICE MELVILLE W. FULLER - CALLING CARD SIGNED - HFSID 39387
Sale Price $180.00
MELVILLE W. FULLER
A staunchly conservative Chief Justice
Calling Card Signed: "Yours truly/Melville W. Fuller" as Chief Justice, 3¼x1½ card. Printed on verso: "The Chief Justice." Appointed by President Cleveland, Fuller served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1888 until his death in 1910. A staunch economic conservative, Fuller wrote Court Opinions narrowing the scope of anti-trust legislation and deeming any direct tax on income unconstitutional (Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust). He was part of the 8-1 "separate but equal" majority sanctioning racial segregation in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). Toned. Mounting remnants on verso (printed side). Otherwise, fine condition.
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