The Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly Volume 2

The Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly Volume 2

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...debt lying in the goals of the towns in which he had presided as judge on the western circuit, or in London. He bequeathed to his sole executor, John Webb, Esq., of the Inner Temple, the whole of his estates in Hampshire and Hert fordshire, as well as his personal property including his books and manuscripts. He left bequests to the Duchess of Marlborough and to the Duke of Somerset. His portrait in his robes as lord chief baron, three quarter length painted by G. Worsdale is now in the possession of Mr. F. E. Webb, of 113 Maida Vale, London, the present representative of his heir. (A reproduction of this portrait appears as the frontispiece of this issue of THE QUARTERLY.) A second portrait, also in his oflicial robes was painted by the same artist, it was engraved by Faber. A large mass of his papers--his correspondents included the chief public men of his time, --was presented to the British Museum by the Rev. John Webb, M. A., F. S. A., rector of Tretire, about 1860. Some of his legal papers are also in the British Museum. Two vols. of his " Legal Common Place Book" were presented to the Library of the Inner Temple by the Rev. Prebendary T. W. Webb, M. A., of Hardwick. A large number of his books and manuscripts are now preserved at Odstock, Netley Abbey Hants. 'MRS. MARION AUGUSTA BUCKINGHAM. By Miss M. JOSEPHINE TILTON, Historian of the Society. Mrs. Marion Augusta Buckingham, recently elected a member of our Society, was born October 15, 1820, at Peru, Mass., the third daughter of Rev. Roswell and Elizabeth Fitch (Greene) Hawkes. Her mother was a neice of President Fitch of Williams College. Rev. Hawkes believing in the higher education of women, gave up his ministry to co-operate with Mary Lyon to found Mt. Holyoke...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791606
  • 9781236791603