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Definitions of BREARLEY, DAVID
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(1745-1790), was an ardent patriot during the pre-Revolutionary movements. He served in the Continental army from 1775 to 1779. He was Chief Justice of New Jersey from 1779 to 1789 (see Holmes vs. Walton), when he became a U. S. District Judge. When a member of the Federal Convention of 1787, he zealously opposed the unequal representation of States. He signed the Constitution.
By John Franklin Jameson