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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: balance of powers, how the Court will operate

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.141.01 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 03 July 1789 Pagination: 2 p. 32 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: With 141B (notes). Discusses the Judiciary Bill, balance of powers, how the Court will operate under the Constitution, long discussion of problems of the Courts. Also mentions: impeachment, circuit courts, Virginia crops.

Background Information:

People: Madison, James, Sr. 1723-1801
Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionJudiciaryLawGovernment and CivicsCongressImpeachmentAgriculture and Animal HusbandryPresident

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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