Harlan Stone

The Chief Justice confides in a fellow jurist about an upcoming judicial post – he’s written to two political leaders “not mentioning any preference of my own but urging them to use their influence to secure an able experienced lawyer or judge of recognized integrity…”

Autograph Letter Signed “Harlan F. Stone” as Chief Justice, 2p, 6” x 9”, front & verso. On stationery of “The Waumbek, Jefferson, New Hampshire,” August 31, 1945. To Judge Groner, probably Duncan Groner, Chief Justice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Headed “Private” by Stone. Fine condition.

While vacationing, Chief Justice Stone writes, in part, In part, “Thanks for your letter of the 28th which brings me up to date. I have written to Byner and also to … Summers – not mentioning any preference of my own but urging them to use their influence to secure an able … experienced lawyer or judge of recognized integrity … I expect to remain here until Sept 19th and after two or three days in N.Y. to return to Washington for the Conference. Best regards to you and Mrs. Groner from the Stones…”


Item: 56427

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