Gibbons v Ogden



Y/M/D Description Place
1808/00/00 New York State legislature awards Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston a 20 year monopoly of navigation rights for steam driven vessels on the waters within the State.
1820/00/00 The State of New York orders Thomas Gibbons to stop operating his steamboat between New York City and Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Aaron Ogden had bought the license from Livingston-Fulton Company.
1824/02/05 Thomas Addis Emmet and Thomas J Oakley argue for Ogden (New York State), while William Wirt and Daniel Webster represent Thomas Gibbons at the US Supreme Court. Old Supreme Court Chamber, United States Capitol

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Area of Significance: Law, Legal System

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