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Daniel, Peter Vivian (24 April 1784–31 May 1860), lawyer, state official, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born at “Crow’s Nest,” in Stafford County, Virginia, the son of Travers Daniel, a planter, and Frances Moncure. His ancestors settled in Virginia early in the seventeenth century and founded a prominent gentry family. Daniel attended the College of New Jersey at Princeton for a time, but left in 1805 to read law in Richmond with ...

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Livingston, Brockholst (25 November 1757–18 March 1823), U.S. Supreme Court justice, was born Henry Brockholst Livingston in New York City, the son of William Livingston, an attorney and later the first governor of the state of New Jersey, and Susanna French. The Livingstons were a large, politically and economically prominent New York family with several children named Henry, so Harry, as he was called as a child, later took his middle name to distinguish himself from his cousins. He grew up at “Liberty Hall” on his father’s estate near Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He attended the College of New Jersey (subsequently Princeton) and was a classmate of ...