Theophilus Parsons (professor)
Theophilus Parsons (1797–1882), was Dane Professor of Law at Harvard from 1848 to 1870.
Parsons is remembered chiefly as the author of a series of useful legal treatises and some books in support of Swedenborgian doctrines. He wrote a life of his father, who was also named Theophilus Parsons (1749–1813). It was published in Boston in 1859.
- Theophilus Parsons. "Distinguished Lawyers," Albany Law Journal Aug. 20, 1870, pp 126-7 online.
- Theophilus Parsons. A treatise on the law of partnership (1866) online
- Theophilus Parsons. Outlines of the religion and philosophy of Swedenborg (1876) online
- Theophilus Parsons. A treatise on maritime law (1859) online
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Parsons, Theophilus". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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