GEORGE WYTHE, LL.D. (1893)

GEORGE WYTHE, LL.D. (1893)
Virginia Lawyers
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MEMBER OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE OF 1779 ON REVISION OF THE LAWS OF VIRGINIA, JUDGE OF THE CHANCERY COURT, FIRST PROFESSOR OF LAW IN THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY. THE AMERICAN ARISTIDES. HE WAS AN EXEMPLAR OF ALL THAT IS NOBLE AND ELEVATING IN THE PROFESSION OF THE LAW
AD 1893
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE VIRGINIA BAR ASSOCIATION IN TRIBUTE TO HIS COURAGE AS A PATRIOT, HIS ABILITY AS AN INSTRUCTOR, HIS UPRIGHTNESS AS A LAWYER, HIS PURITY AS A JUDGE.

George Wythe, LL.D.

George Wythe, LL.D.
Virginia Lawyers
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1726-1806
Member of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Member of the Committee of 1779 on the Revision of the Laws of VIRGINIA, Judge of the Chancery Court, First Professor of Law in the College of William and Mary. The American Aristides. He was an Exemplar of all that is Noble and Elevating in the Profession of the Law.

Erected as a tribute to His Courage as a Patriot, His Ability as an Instructor, His Uprightness as a Lawyer, His Purity as a Judge.

The original Tablet was presented by the Virginia State Bar Association in 1893.

(Located in the Wren Chapel.)