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Francois-Xavier Martin

French-born François-Xavier Martin lost his eyesight while in office, and after his death the state contested his olographic (written while blind) will. In this case, the Supreme Court set a precedent, affirming the right of the blind to make olographic testaments.

Creator Coulon, George David (Artist)
Coverage 1895
Category Art
Topics
Regions
Time Periods Bourbon Era
Index letter M
Medium Photograph
Repository The Law Library of Louisiana
ID Number FM_10837
Copyright Copyrighted
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