Memoirs of the Judiciary and the Bar of New England for the Nineteenth Century; With a History of the Judicial System of New England Volume 1

Memoirs of the Judiciary and the Bar of New England for the Nineteenth Century; With a History of the Judicial System of New England Volume 1

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...is 1'ecogni7.ed throughout the State. He is preeminently a lawyer. (i)n his retirement from the bench in August, 1898, he resumed the practice of his profession in Manchester, where he holds the appointment of referee in bankruptcy under the new law. In politics he has always been a Democrat. He was a member of the State Legislature from Pittsfield in 1856 and 1857 and subsequently was a candidate for Congress from the second New Hampshire district. He was one of the founders and has continuously been a trustee of the People's Baptist church of Manchester, where he has resided since 1869. In December, 1852, he married Miss Helen M., daughter of Capt. William Knowlton, of Pittsfield, N. H., and they have two children: Mary Helen and John Lew. Q K IILLIAM M.R'l'IN CHASE, Concord, associate justice of the Su preme Court of New Hampshire, is of the sixth generation from Aquilla Chase, who came from England to Hampton, N. H., about 1639, and whose descendants have figured conspicuously in New England history for more than 200 years. The judge's grandfather, Joseph Chase, removed from Chester, N. H., to Dorchester, Grafton county, at a very early date, bringing with him his son Horace, who settled in the adjoining town of Canaan. Horace Chase married Abigail, 1laughter of 'illiam Martin, of Canaan, and a granddaughter of Robert Martin, a drummer in the Revolutionary war, who moved from Pembroke, N. H., to Canaan, soon after 1830. Her ancestors were Scotch-Irish, coming from the North of Ireland to Londonderr., v, N. II., among the early settlers of that colony. William M. ('hase is the son of Horace and Abigail (Martin) Chase. and was born in Canaan, tlrafton county, N. H., December 28, 1837. He was reared on the farm and...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832086
  • 9781236832085