New-York: Printed by George F. Nesbitt, 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 . AI 44754 . Sabin 31578. Item #20042