ol of John Angier.
He graduated from Harvard, 1828, and upon being admitted to the bar established himself in Charlestown, N. H. He married a daughter of a former governor of that state, and became successful in the practice of his profession.
He was early called to the head of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, and was appointed one of the judges of the Court of Claims by President Pierce.
He discharged his duties with marked ability and was greatly esteemed.
He died at Washington, April 20, 1858.
His intimate friend and classmate, Hon. George S. Hillard, elsewhere mentioned in this paper, wrote a long and highly complimentary obituary notice of Chief Justice Gilchrist which even one who did not know him could but enjoy reading.
In it he says of his friend no one had a better claim than he to the grand old name of gentleman.
Edward became a surgeon in the navy in 1832 and joined Commodore Wilkes' United States exploring expedition.
He left it at Valparaiso about 1840, retu