The Jay, Rutledge, and Ellsworth Courts (1789–1800)


What famous person represented Hylton before the U.S. Supreme Court?

John Marshall represented Daniel Hylton before the U.S. Supreme Court in Ware v. Hylton. Though he lost the case, five years later Marshall would become chief justice of the Court for thirty-four years and in the estimation of most historians become the Court’s greatest chief justice.


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