John Marshall in Diplomacy and in Law

John Marshall in Diplomacy and in Law

John Marshall in Diplomacy and in Law

John Marshall in Diplomacy and in Law

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Lord Craigmyle has painted a new and most attractive and convincing portrait of John Marshall. He has turned aside from the elaborate and minute details of Marshall's life and public service as these have been set out for all time in the classic work by Beveridge and has given us a picture of the man as he appears a hundred years after in the frame of the history of his own time and of the grave problems of government which he carried so far toward solution. It is noteworthy indeed that a Scotsman, himself learned in the law and of large public and judicial experience, should have reached across the ocean to seize upon the personality and accomplishments of John Marshalland to portray these in a fashion which is sure to be highly regarded on both sides of the Atlantic.

John Marshall must always stand in the front rank of American statesmen. Attention is more easily captured by those who render distinguished service in executive or in legislative office. These . . .

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