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Greenleaf, Simon, 1783-1853



  • Existence: 1783-12-05 - 1853-10-06

Biographical Note

American legal writer and member of the bar association of the state of Maine. Greenleaf was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Upon the admission of Maine to the Union, he was elected to the legislature and later was appointed as a reporter of the Maine Supreme Court. In 1833, Greenleaf became a faculty member of the Harvard Law School. He also served for many years as the President of the Massachusetts Bible Society. He died in 1853 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

A legal view of the testimony of the four evangelists: manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of work published in 1846 as An Examination of the Testimony of the Four Evangelists : With an Account of the Trial of Jesus by C.C. Little and James Brown of Boston, Massachusetts.

Restrictions on access

Open for research. Fragile; take care in handling.

Dates: 1846