A new statue of former Chief Justice John Marshall is installed at the Washington Monument in Richmond, Virginia.
The famous Washington Monument in Richmond, Virginia had been unveiled in 1858. Below the equestrian statue of the President, the images of six other famous Virginians were later added. On this day, in a driving rain, it was the turn of the image of former Chief Justice John Marshall to be installed on its plinth. (By John Osborne)
"New Statue of Chief Justice Marshall," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Magazine, April 27, 1867, p. 83.