Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Louisiana; Embracing an Authentic and Comprehensive Account of the Chief Events in the History of the State

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Louisiana; Embracing an Authentic and Comprehensive Account of the Chief Events in the History of the State

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...lawyers of New Orleans, La., and has carried to a successful issue many noted, important and complicated cases. His birth occurred in the Crescent City on December 1, 1834, and his father. Christival Morel, was a native also of that city and a lawyer by profession. The latter served as a member of the state legislature of Louisiana and was also city attorney of New Orleans. His death occurred May 20, 1884. The grandfather, Pierre Louis Morel, was a native of France who, after locating in Louisiana, won distinction at the bar and also served in the state legislature. He was the defender of Louaillier, the Frenchman, against charges preferred by General Jackson during the War of 1812. The mother of our subject was Cornelie Eulalie Le Dossu d'Hebec0urt, a native of New Orleans, who died February 13, 1862. Judge Ernest Morel was educated in Louisiana college, Orleans college and in the Military college of Frankfort, Ky. He graduated from the Montrose or Frankfort Law college, of Kentucky, in 1854, and the following year was admitted to the bar in the state of Louisiana. He at once began practicing in New Orleans. Prior to the war he served two terms as a member of the state legislature, and also served two terms as fourth justice of the peace of New Orleans. After breaking out of hostilities he was aide-de-camp of General Labuzan until the city passed under federal control. From that time he devoted himself to the culture of his land at the Bayou St. John, and realizing but small profits therefrom, he traveled in Mexico, where he remained about two years. After the war cloud had passed away he returned to New Orleans, where he resumed his law practice, to which he has since devoted himself. He is a democrat, and was...show more

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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 735g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932129
  • 9781236932129