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Herring, James:

EULOGY ON THE M. W. MAJOR GENERAL JACOB MORTON, AND THE M. ELISHA KING, ESQUIRE, PAST GRAND MASTERS. PRONOUNCED IN ST. MATTHEW'S CHURCH, NEW-YORK, JUNE 7TH, 1837. AT THE REQUEST OF THE GRAND LODGE, OF THE ANCIENT AND HONORABLE FRATERNITY OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS, IN THE STATE OF NEW-YORK. BY...GRAND SECRETARY.

Printed by George F. Nesbitt, New-York: 1837 26pp. Disbound. Light scattered foxing. Good+. A meticulously detailed sketch of the lives and services of these recently departed Grand Masters. Born in 1762, Morton was educated in Elizabethtown, NJ, and went to Princeton. A friend of Alexander Hamilton, he became a clerk in Richard Stockton's law office, was admitted to the New Jersey and then the New York Bars. Herring discusses Morton's professional, business, and civic activities. King, also an attorney and a great jury lawyer, married well and became a fixture in Long Island civic and business affairs. His involvement in New York's masonic schism is reviewed. FIRST EDITION. OCLC 54654962 [1]. AI 44754 [2]. Sabin 31578.


Book Id: 20042

Price: $150.00

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