Hunter v. Glassell

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Hunter v. Glassell, 1 Jefferson's Memorandum Books 93 (1769),[1] was case in which James Hunter sued John Glassell for £4,000 in damages. George Wythe represented the defendant and employed Thomas Jefferson to assist.

Text of Jefferson's Entry

April 17. James Hunter mercht. (Spotsylv.) v. the same.[2] Case. Dam. 4000£. Emploied by G. W. for def. Writs retnble. this court.[3]

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): 1:93.
  2. Jefferson's Memorandum Books, 1:93. "[T]he same" refers to the immediately preceding case in the memorandum book involving Adam Hunter v. John Glassell indicating James Hunter's case was also against Glassell.
  3. Jefferson's Memorandum Books, 1:93.