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Law and Letters at the American Founding: An Evening with the American Enlightenment Exhibition

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February 22, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sponsored by the Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Constitutional Law Center

The participants will be Max Edling (Uppsala, History); Daniel Hulsebosch (NYU, Law); Michael W. McConnell (Stanford, Law); Bernadette Meyler (Cornell, Law); Jack Rakove (Stanford, History and Law); Caroline Winterer (Stanford, History); and Nathan Chapman (Stanford, Law, fellow).

The works discussed will include an early printing of Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, James Kent's marginalia-filled copy of The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, a letter from George Washington to Henry Laurens, and Jonathan Edwards's Freedom of the Will.

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Information about the exhibition can be found by clicking here.