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Isaac Blackford : the Indiana Blackstone / by W.W. Thornton ; edited by Douglas Fivecoat.

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APLS-Decatur B BLACKFO THO (Text) 34207001120071 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
APLS-Decatur INB BLACKFO THO (Text) 34207001240960 INB Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Public Library - Upland 347.73 THO PB (Text) 76277000029384 NonFiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield 92 BLA (Text) 36803000801931 BIOGRAPHY Available -
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Brookville Public Library IND REF 340.092 THO (Text) 38217000384111 Indiana Reference Reference -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville I 92 BLA (Text) 76895000174500 1st Floor Indiana Non-circulating Available -
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Covington-Veedersburg Public Library-Covington IN 920 THO (Text) 32572000334219 CVBPLC Indiana Section Available -
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  • ISBN: 0974567361
  • ISBN: 9780974567365
  • ISBN: 0974567361
  • Physical Description: xii, 116 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [Indianapolis, Ind. : Indiana Supreme Court, 2005?]

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General Note: Blackford County was named for Isaac Newton Blackford, a Supreme Court judge of Indiana. He was born at Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey, November 6, 1786. Judge Blackford gained his reputation mostly from his reports of Supreme Court decisions, which he edited and published for 35 years. Of 2,000 cases he reported, only 43 were changed or overruled. He was called the "Indiana Blackstone". He died in 1859 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis. From the book A History of Blackford County, Indiana, published by the Blackford County Historical Society in 1986.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Editor's note -- Biography of W. W. Thornton -- Chronology of Blackford's life -- ch. I. Ancestors and early days -- ch. II. The general court of the territory and the old Supreme Court -- ch. III. The man and the judge -- ch. IV. Blackford's opinions -- ch. V. Later years -- The end -- ch. VI. Blackford's judicial associates -- ch. VII. The Blackford reports -- Appendix One -- Appendix Two.
Subject: Blackford, Isaac Newton, 1786-1859.
Judges > Indiana > Biography.

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