Henry Tazewell (1785-1788; 1793-1794)

Further reading:

Charles T. Cullen, “Completing the Revisal of the Laws in Post-Revolutionary Virginia,” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 82, No. 1 (Jan. 1974), 84-99.

Christopher Doyle, “Judge St. George Tucker and the Case of Tom V. Roberts: Blunting the Revolution’s Radicalism from Virginia’s District Courts,” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 106, No. 4 (Autumn 1998), 419-442.

Research collections:

Connecting Presidential Collections (a centralized site for searching across presidential collections) provides access to 44 pieces of Tazewell correspondence, 1782-1798, in the papers of four presidents: James Madison, James Monroe, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson. They pertain to Tazewell’s career as a judge, state senator, and U.S. Senator, and state and national politics.