Dwight was one of the most distinguished legal educators and philosophers of his time. He was head of the Columbia Law School from its beginning (1858) to 1891, was on numerous boards associated with prison systems in the U.S. and Canada, and was New York state's commissioner to the International Prison Congress in 1878. He was a prolific writer on legal matters, and was widely quoted.


The Founder Of Columbia Law School, Theodore Dwight, Signs A Document Pertaining To The School

THEODORE DWIGHT. DS. 1pp. 8" x 10". New York. May 21st, 1888. A "Columbia College Law School" document signed "Theodore W. Dwight" as "Warden and Professor of Municipal Law". This document certified that "Mr. Addison Allen was a member of this LAW SCHOOL for the term of seven months and 20 days commencing first Monday of Oct, 1887. During this time, he was regular in his attendance, made commendable and satisfactory progress in his studies, and sustained a good moral character " The piece has the usual folds, but the signature is very dark and the paper is extremely white. It is in very fine condition
Catalog: # AM-0481
Topic: Literary
Price: $150.00