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An Account of the Lawyers of Groton, Massachusetts: Including Natives Who ...
Samuel A. Green
No preview available - 2016
Abigail admitted Amherst appointed April August bar in September became began the practice began the study Benjamin born at Groton Boston Boutwell Cambridge Champney Charlestown Chief Justice chosen a member Class Common Pleas Commonwealth Congress County of Middlesex Court of Common Dartmouth College daughter death December died District eldest child Farley father February fitted for college Fuller Governor graduated at Harvard Groton Academy Hampshire Hannah Harvard College Harvard Law School held Hillsborough County Honorable Luther Lawrence Honorable Timothy Bigelow January John July June 29 Lawrence Academy lawyer Legislature living Lowell Lucy Luther Lawrence Maine March married Mary Massachusetts Middlesex bar Middlesex County native of Groton native town November November 15 October October 13 opened an office Pepperell Phillips Academy preparatory studies profession pursued his preparatory re-chosen resident of Groton Reverend Samuel Dana Sarah Senate September 26 Shirley studied law study of law took Westford William Worcester
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 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...