An Account of the Lawyers of Groton, Massachusetts: Including Natives who Have Practised Elsewhere, and Those Also who Have Studied Law in the Town : with an Appendix

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J. Wilson and son, 1892 - Groton (Mass.) - 158 pages
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Page 146 - In the year 1776, an Act was passed removing the November term of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace and Court of Common Pleas, from Charlestown to Groton.
Page 147 - May instant, the sitting of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace, and Court of Common Pleas, at Groton, on the Tuesday following, may be attended with inconveniences.
Page 142 - On a motion made and seconded by divers Members, Ordered, That the House will enter into the consideration of the Petition of Benjamin Prescot, Esq ; and Capt. Joseph Blanchard, for themselves and others, praying for a division of the Countys of Middlesex and Worcester on Thursday next the i jtA.
Page 143 - Thursday of the next Sitting of this Court, why the Prayer thereof should not be granted. " Sent up for concurrence
Page 143 - June last, and 26/A. of March and referred ; the same being read, with the respective answers thereto, and some debate being had, the following Vote passed, viz. In answer to the within Petition, Ordered, That the prayer thereof be so far granted as that the Towns of Groton, Dunstable, Littleton, Wesford, Dracut, Nottingham, Townshend...
Page 51 - The Case | of | William L. Chaplin ; | being | an Appeal | to all | Respecters of Law and Justice | against | the cruel and oppressive treatment to which, under color | of legal proceedings, he has been subjected, in the | District of Columbia and the State of | Maryland.!
Page 145 - Wednesday of the next Session of this Court, why the Prayer thereof should not be granted : and all Proceedings with respect to making Parish Taxes are suspended in the meantime.
Page 107 - ... Suffolk in 1815 and the two following years; was a member, from Brookline, of the convention for revising the constitution of the state in 1820 ; was a member of the governor's council in 1820 and 1821. In 1823, he was the candidate of the federal party for lieutenant-governor of the state, the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis being the candidate for governor; but the ticket was defeated. In 1821, he was elected a member of the board of overseers of Harvard College, and held that office until the board...
Page 147 - Tuesday of the same month, and that all writs, processes and recognizances, returnable to, and all appeals made to the said Court of General Sessions of the Peace, and Court of Common Pleas...
Page 72 - ... a member of the Committee on the Revision of the Laws of the United States...

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