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The Autobiographical Notes of Charles Evans Hughes

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ISBN 9780674183414

Publication Date: 01/01/1973

363 pages

19 halftones

Studies in Legal History


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  • Profile of Charles Evans Hughes
  • Editors’ Introduction
  • Prefatory Note, by Charles Evans Hughes
  • 1. My Father and Mother
  • 2. Childhood
  • 3. College Life
  • 4. Teaching and Studying Law
  • 5. Early Experiences at the Bar, 1884–1887
  • 6. First Firms, 1888–1891
  • 7. Teaching Law
  • 8. Practice Again, 1893–1905
  • 9. The Gas and Insurance Investigations, 1905–1906
  • 10. The Governorship, 1907–1910
  • 11. The Supreme Court, 1910–1916
  • 12. 1916
  • 13. 1917–1921
  • 14. Secretary of State, 1921–1925
  • 15. Foreign Policy Problems
  • 16. The Open Door and Other Issues
  • 17. Practice Again, 1925–1930
  • 18. Chief Justice, 1930–1941
  • Appendix I. Ancestry
  • Appendix II. Speeches—Methods
  • Appendix III. Memorandum on Freedom of Speech and of the Press
  • Appendix IV. Hughes as Governor, by Robert H. Fuller
  • Index

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