Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee


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Joseph Story was born on September 18, 1779, in Marblehead, Massachusetts. His parents were ardent Unitarians and Patriots during the Revolutionary War. His father was a leading member of the Sons of Liberty, participated in the Boston Tea Party, and was a Continental army physician. Story excelled academically at Marblehead Academy and Harvard University and graduated in 1798, second in his class. The prominent Massachusetts attorneys Samuel Sewall and Samuel Putnam trained...