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Nott, Charles Cooper 1827-

Jurist; born in Schenectady, N. Y., Sept. 16, 1827; graduated at Union College in 1848, and practised law in New York City till the Civil War broke out, when he entered the Union army as captain in the 5th Iowa Cavalry. He was commissioned colonel of the 176th New York Volunteers; was captured at the fall of Brashear, La., in June, 1863; and was held prisoner for thirteen months in Texas. On Feb. 22, 1865, President Lincoln appointed him a judge of the court of claims, and on Nov. 23, 1896, he became its chief-justice. He is author of Mechanic's lien laws; Sketches of the War; Sketches of prison camps; The seven Great hymns of the mediaeval Church; Court of claims reports (32 volumes); and many pamphlets and magazine articles.

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