Dalton v. Lyons

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Dalton v. Lyons, 1 Jefferson's Memorandum Books 62 (1768),[1] was a case in which George Wythe appeared as an attorney at the request of Thomas Jefferson.

Text of Jefferson's Entry

[Aug.] 30. Wrote to G. W. to appear for Dalton v. Lyons. Archers ads. Crawford. Cox et al. ads. Freeman
31. Gave Dalton my advice in writing in Dalton v. Lyons.

See Also


  1. Thomas Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767-1826. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, 2nd Series, James A. Bear, Jr. and Lucia C. Stanton, eds. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997): 1:62.