(1766 - 1823)Born and educated in England, Toulmin became a Unitarian Minister and fled persecution in 1793. In the U.S. he served as President of Transylvania University and Secretary of the State of Kentucky. In 1804 Thomas Jefferson appointed him as the first federal judge for part of the Mississippi Territory - now southern Alabama. Toulmin issued the arrest warrant for Aaron Burr and helped prevent war with Spain. He wrote the first digest of laws of Alabama. His judicial territory included Baldwin County, and he was Baldwin County's only delegate to the First Alabama Constitutional Convention in 1819.
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|Date Added||Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 425998 N 3416873|
|Decimal Degrees||30.88283333, -87.77420000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 52.97', W 87° 46.452'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 52' 58.2" N, 87° 46' 27.12" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 410 AL-3, Bay Minette AL 36507, US|
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