Biographical history of Massachusetts: biographies and autobiographies of the leading men in the state, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Massachusetts biographical society, 1906 - Biography & Autobiography
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Page 1837 - The deputies having conceived great danger to our state, in regard that our magistrates, for want of positive laws, in many cases, might proceed according to their discretions, it was agreed, that some men should be appointed to frame a body of grounds of laws, in resemblance to a Magna Charta, which, being allowed by some of the ministers, and the general court, should be received for fundamental laws.
Page 1831 - Often I have found a Portrait superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was as a small lighted candle by which the Biographies could for the first time be read, and some human interpretation be made of them...
Page 1852 - He is well known in professional and social life, and is a member of the University Club of Boston and of the Boston Art Club, the old Massachusetts Club, and the Brae Burn Country Club.
Page 1844 - He was a member of the Massachusetts house of representatives in 1869 and...

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