The United States Supreme Court finishes its 1859-1860 session

The United States Supreme Court adjourned its 1859-1860 session on this day.  It reconvened again on December 3, 1860 for its 1860-61 session without Associate Justice Peter V. Daniel, who had died at the end of May 1860.  His seat remained vacant until July 1862 when Samuel F. Miller of Iowa was appointed.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 372. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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