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Mitchell, Nahum 1769-1853 Jurist: born in East Bridgewater, Mass., Feb. 12, 1769; graduated at Harvard College in 1789: admitted to the bar in 1792; member of Congress in 1803-5, and attained prominence as a jurist in his native State. He published a History of the early settlements of Bridgewater, a valuable contribution to the history of New England. He died in East Bridgewater, Mass., Aug. 1, 1853.