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ominent positions before, not only the legal profession, but the eyes of the world. Daniel Clark was one of the early settlers in the colony of Louisiana. His business tact soon placed him at the head of its monetary world. while his popular character and agree. able manners afforded him a similar position in the social circle. In 1802 he became ac- quainted in Philadelphia with a lady of extraordinary personal beauty, named Zulime Carriere. She was born in the old French colony of Biloxi, and her parents were emi- grants from Provence. When Clark first met her, she had been living in wedlock with a swindler named Jerome De Grange, who having dazzled her with a glittering coronet, married her, and then disclosed the astounding facts that he was a confectioner and a bigamist. Zulime appealed for protection to Clark, who being warm-hearted and chival- rous, at once espoused her cause, and after becoming convinced that De Grange had an- other wife living, espoused herself. Th