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

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  • ISBN: 0974567361
  • ISBN: 9780974567365
  • Physical Description: xii, 116 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 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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