See biographies by A. J. Beveridge (4 vol. 1916–19), L. Baker (1981), and F. N. Stites (1981); R. K. Newmyer, John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court (2001); J. F. Simon, What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States (2002).
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