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Miller, F. Thornton

Juries and Judges versus the Law

Virginia's Provincial Legal Perspective, 1783–1828 F. Thornton Miller

Juries and Judges versus the Law examines the efforts of Virginians to resist the imposition of a supreme law of the land, to be enforced by a supreme court. F. Thornton Miller looks at the law in Virginia and its connection to government and society during the period of the early Republic... More

The Wolf by the Ears

Thomas Jefferson and Slavery John Chester Miller

This analysis of Jefferson's antislavery views and the actions to which they gave rise, the subject matter of The Wolf by the Ears, is necessarily episodic; while chronology has been generally observed, it was not possible to weld this disparate material into the form of a biographical... More