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Nathaniel Chipman


Jurist, born in Salisbury, Connecticut, USA. He negotiated the admittance of Vermont to the Union and sat intermittently on Vermont's Supreme Court (1787–1816). During those years he also served in Vermont's legislature, was a federal judge (1791–3), and spent a term in the US Senate (Federalist, Vermont, 1799–1805). He lectured at Middlebury College (1816–17), but deafness limited his later years.

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