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Henry Wheaton (1785–1848)

Wheaton, Henry. An American jurist, born in Providence, RI, Nov. 27, 1785; died in Dorchester, MA, March 11, 1848. He was minister to Berlin 1835–46. His chief writings are: ‘Digest of Maritime Law’ (1815); ‘Life of William Pinckney’ (1826); ‘Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court’ (12 vols., 1827); ‘History of the Northmen’ (1831); ‘Elements of International Law’ (1836); ‘History of the Law of Nations’ (1841).