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JOHNSON, Reverdy (1796-1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. He gained fame as a defense attorney, defending notables such as Sanford of the Dred Scott case, Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter at his court-martial, and Mary Surratt, alleged conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A former Whig, he was a strong supporter of the Union war effort. At first he opposed wartime efforts to abolish slavery until 1864, and supported 13th Amendment. Maryland Indenture, 2pp. folio, September 9, 1859, signed “Reverdy Johnson” with others. Good condition.
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He Represented Sanford in the Dred Scott case

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