as Judge William Brockenbrough.
The promoters of the collection have felt the truth of this, and have tried to obtain a portrait of so distinguished a son of old Essex.
But, for various reasons, their efforts were fruitless.
A: length a few of those who cordially approved of getting together such galleries and of placing a liker distinguished Law Professors, John Tayloe Lomax and Henry St. George Tucker, and James M. Mathews, law writer and State Reporter, who is not only a worthy son of Essex, but of the efficient clerk, Wm. B. Matthews, of the court over which Judge Brockenbrough presided.
There were still in Virginia district courts of chancery, besity circuits.
He had for some years presided, when the arrangement was different, over the Fourth circuit, composed of Goochland, Henrico, Hanover, King and Queen, Essex, Caroline and Spotsylvania.
When he had to give up Essex, it came under the jurisdiction, for one year, of Judge Brown, and then of Judge Semple.
It had been in