Hooker v. Burwell

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Hooker v. Burwell, 1 Jefferson's Memorandum Books 136 (1769),[1] was a case of ejectment. George Wythe served on the side of the defendant with Thomas Jefferson assisting.

Text of Jefferson's Entry

Nov. 8. James Hooker lessee of John Stubbs (Gloster.) v. Lewis Burwell (Gloster.). An ejectm. Appear for def. G. W. is principal.[2]

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): 1:136.
  2. Jefferson's Memorandum Books, 1:136.