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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
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Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 1 1 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
ence. Professor Greenleaf and Mr. Fletcher gave him a place as junior in some causes in which they were engaged; and clients sometimes came to him under the impression that Judge Story would listen kindly to his arguments. He was retained in several patent causes, His appearance in cases is noted in Law Reporter, Jan., 1841, Vol. III. p. 383; Dec., 1841, Vol. IV. p. 301; Boston Advertiser, Nov. 12, 15, and 16, and Dec. 23, 1841. In the patent case of Reed v. Robinson,—Law Reporter, Jan., 1842, Vol. IV. p. 342,—his elaborate brief did not convince Judge Story. the chief of which related to the Phillips patent for friction matches. William Brooks v. Ezekiel Byam et al. Professor Greenleaf, who had been employed to contest the validity of this patent, entrusted to Sumner after his return the direction and labor of the contestant's case, and early in 1842 himself withdrew from it. It embraced suits in law and equity in the Circuit Court, which lasted five years; and the pleadin