Wythe sentence examples

  • With Jefferson and Chancellor George Wythe he drew up a new law code for Virginia.

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  • With a liberal Scotsman, Dr William Small, then of the faculty of William and Mary and later a friend of Erasmus Darwin, and George Wythe (1726-1806), a very accomplished scholar and leader of the Virginia bar, Jefferson was an habitual member, while still in college, of a partie carree at the table of Francis Fauquier (c. 1720-1768), the accomplished lieutenant-governor of Virginia.

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  • Soon after leaving college he entered Wythe's law office, and in 1767, after five years of close study, was admitted to the bar.

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  • The last two were parts of a body of codified laws prepared (1776-1779) by Edmund Pendleton, 3 George Wythe, and Jefferson, and principally by Jefferson.

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