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us: 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
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1785-11-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1848-03-11
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Providence (R.I.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Denmark
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Germany
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Maritime law
          (lcsh) International law
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Judges
              (lcsh) Diplomats
                (lcsh) Lawyers
                  (lcsh) Authors
              • Sources

                • 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 t͡saaz, 2006: t.p. (Khenri Vyton [cyr])
                • found:, 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)
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                • 1980-07-09: new
                • 2016-04-27: revised
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