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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 17: London again.—characters of judges.—Oxford.—Cambridge— November and December, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
may sit between him and Lord Chief-Justice Tindal. This I resolutely decline. I will not sit on the bench. The Queen's counsel row is surely enough. As ever, affectionately yours, C. S. P. S. You have received doubtless the edition by Maxwell of your Equity Pleadings. He has received a very flattering note about it from Mr. Wigram, one of the leaders of the Chancery Bar. To Judge Story. London, Nov. 16, 1888. my dear Judge,—It is mid-day, and yet I am writing by candlelight. arrived in London on Sunday. On Monday evening I submitted your book Political Ethics. to Colburn, and he declined it. I had spoken to Clark in Edinburgh, who published Story's Conflict of Laws, but he also declined. From Colburn I went to Maxwell,—an intelligent and enterprising law-publisher, whom I knew very well, and who had just published Story's Equity Pleadings at my suggestion. He took your book, examined it, and declined it. But he was kind enough to put it into the hands of ano
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 18: Stratford-on-avon.—Warwick.—London.—Characters of judges and lawyers.—authors.—society.—January, 1839, to March, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
hinks we ought to abolish the distinction between Equity and Law as soon as possible. The distinction has been abolished in New York and many other States, but is still retained in Massachusetts. Story's Equity Pleading is making its way; and Maxwell stands prepared to publish the second edition of the Jurisprudence as soon as he receives it. The Bailments has just been republished, with a most complimentary preface,—a preface full of warm admiration of the author. Kind regards to Mrs. Grees accused of criminal intimacy with Lord Melbourne, then prime minister, who, however, prevailed in a suit brought by her husband. Greville's Memoirs, Chap. XXI. May 11, 25, and June 27, 1836. She married, March 1, 1877, Sir William Stirling (Maxwell), author of works on Spanish history and literature, who was her junior by ten years, and died the June following. Sumner met her in 1857, and found her then as beautiful as ever. She now lives with her uncle, Mr. Charles Sheridan, who is a ba