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‘ [10] Count Fathom,’ ‘Boswell's Tour,’ ‘Anecdotes of Dr. Johnson,’ and a ‘History of England.’ Among other books left by him was Lord Chesterfield's ‘Letters to his Son.’

His traits of character appear quite clearly in his son's manuscript records and the traditions of his birthplace. He was a man of genuine courage, adventurous spirit, and capacity for affairs; generous with his money, and faithful in all trusts. He took life merrily, and rejected the severity of the Puritan standards. His love of knowledge was attested in his youth by his seeking a liberal education without the direction of a parent or guardian, and in his manhood by his solicitude for the careful training of his son.

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