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Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848


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    • us: Juris consultus, 1785-1848
    • us: Wheaton, Henri, 1785-1848
    • us: Вытон, Хенри, 1785-1848
    • us: Vyton, Khenri, 1785-1848
    • us: Huidun, 1785-1848
    • us: 惠頓 撰, 1785-1848
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    • found: A digest of the law of maritime captures and prizes, 1815: t.p. (Henry Wheaton, counsellor at law and advocate)
    • found: WwW in Am., hist. v. (Wheaton, Henry; b. Nov. 17, 1785; d. March 11, 1848)
    • found: His Considerations on the establishment of a uniform system of bankrupt laws throughout the United States, 1815: p. 2 (Juris consultus; author's name as it appeared in National intelligencer)
    • found: Appletons' cyclopaedia of Amer. biog., 1888 (Wheaton, Henry; lawyer; author of Considerations on the establishment of a uniform system of bankrupt laws throughout the United States, 1815; b. 1785; d. 1848)
    • found: His Affaire de Mac-Leod ... 1842: cover (Henri Wheaton)
    • found: Tu̇mėn ulsyn erdiĭn t︠s︡aaz, 2006: t.p. (Khenri Vyton [cyr])
    • found: Britannica.com, academic edition, November 2, 2015 (Henry Wheaton, (born November 27, 1795, Providence, R.I., U.S.; died March 11, 1848, Dorchester, Massachusetts; American maritime jurist, diplomat; after graduation from Rhode Island College (now Brown University) in 1802, Wheaton practiced law at Providence from 1806 to 1812; he moved to New York City in 1812 to become editor of the National Advocate; two years later he was appointed a division judge advocate of the U.S. Army; he served as a justice of the Marine Court (1815-1819) and, in 1816, he was also appointed a reporter of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., where he was distinguished for the learnedness of his annotations; his diplomatic career began in 1827 with an appointment to Denmark, where he served as chargé d'affaires until 1835; he was also chargé d'affaires and then minister to Prussia from 1835 to 1846; in 1815 he published A Digest of the Law of Maritime Captures and Prizes; Wheaton's Elements of International Law (1836) was translated into many languages and became a standard work)
    • found: Wan guo gong fa, 1864: t.p. ((美) 惠頓 撰 = (Mei) Huidun)
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