Portrait of Francis Newton Thorpe

Quotes by Francis Newton Thorpe

1857 – 1926

Francis Thorpe (1857-1926) was a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and a Professor of American Constitutional History at the University of Pennsylvania 1885-1898. He edited a 7 volume collection of Federal and State constitutions for the U.S. Congress.


Natural Rights

The State of California issued its own Bill of Rights in 1849 with a strong defence of property rights (1849)

Francis Newton Thorpe