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Robert H. Jackson’s 1913 Admission to Practice Law in New York

Historical Documents Released in 2013 by the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department


In 1913, Robert H. Jackson of Frewsburg, New York, age 21, passed the State of New York bar examination and was admitted to practice before the Courts of the State.

The following official records, released by Appellate Division order in the 2013 centennial year of Jackson’s admission, document his bar passage, his application, his submission of supporting affidavits, the court order granting his admission, and his signature on the Court’s roll of attorneys.


Board of Law Examiners certificate p. 1 (Oct. 15, 1913)

Board of Law Examiners certificate p. 1 (Oct. 15, 1913)

Board of Law Examiners certificate p. 2 (Oct. 15, 1913)

Board of Law Examiners certificate p. 2 (Oct. 15, 1913)


Robert H. Jackson character statement p. 1 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Robert H. Jackson character statement p. 1 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Robert H. Jackson character statement p. 2 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Robert H. Jackson character statement p. 2 (Nov. 13, 1913)


Affidavits of Character & Fitness

Affidavits of Character & Fitness


Benjamin S. Dean affidavit p. 1 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Benjamin S. Dean affidavit p. 1 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Benjamin S. Dean affidavit p. 2 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Benjamin S. Dean affidavit p. 2 (Nov. 13, 1913)

Frank H. Mott affidavit (Nov. 14, 1913)

Frank H. Mott affidavit (Nov. 14, 1913


Appellate Division order (Nov. 24, 1913)

Appellate Division order (Nov. 24, 1913)


Roll of Attorneys (Nov. 24, 1913)

Roll of Attorneys (Nov. 24, 1913)


  • Appellate Division disclosure order (Nov. 19, 2013) (54.57 KB)
    Appellate Division disclosure order (Nov. 19, 2013)