BREESE, Sidney, 1800-1878


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Extended Bibliography

Breese, Sidney. The Early History of Illinois. Edited by Thomas Hoyne. Chicago: E.B. Myers Co., 1884. Includes a biographical memoir by Melville W. Fuller.

Chicago Bar Association. Proceedings of the Chicago Bar in Memory of the Hon. Sydney Breese, Judge of the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois. Chicago: Press of Beach, Barnard Co., 1878.

McNulty, John Wesley. “Chief Justice Sidney Breese and the Illinois Supreme Court: A Study of Law and Politics in the Old West.” Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1962.

___. “Sidney Breese: His Early Career in Law and Politics in Illinois.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 61 (Summer 1968): 164-81.

___. “Sidney Breese, the Illinois Circuit Judge, 1835-1841.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 62 (Summer 1969): 170-86.