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ide of his own professional duties. Our modern Virginia bar has furnished some striking illustrations of this in Benjamin Watkins Leigh, and his son-in-law, Conway Robinson; Prof. John A. G. Davis, and his brother-in-law, John B. Minor, and the otheree to Stanard's sixty-four, and was promoted to the Supreme Court of Appeals. The cases in which he sat are reported in Leigh's Reports, Vols. V to IX, inclusive, and they contain a good many of his opinions. The Court of Appeals at that time co Tucker, Judge Francis T. Brooke was called to the chair, and Sidney S. Baxter, Attorney-General, appointed secretary. Mr. Leigh moved a preamble and resolutions of respect and condolence, which were unanimously adopted. Mr. Leigh's estimate of hiMr. Leigh's estimate of his character, ability and services was a very high one. The obituary notice in the Richmond Enquirer says that his whole life was employed in acts of private virtue and public usefulness, and that it could not do justice to the memory of one of th