ashub Bourne and his associates, William Dennison and Samuel Cooper.
His office was at one time on Court Street, at number ten and a half, on the north side; and later at number ninety, according to the numbers of that period.
For some time in 1802-3 he was at the South, attending to business which grew out of his father's estate.
He remained three months at Savannah, in the early part of 1803, and was present at trials in which John M. Berrien, then a young man, won his first distinction. ated with the leading opponents of the order in the State,—John Quincy Adams, Pliny Merrick, Benjamin F. Hallett, Henry Gassett, and Amasa Walker.
He had been himself initiated, about 1799, when quite a young man, and had become a master-mason in 1802.
A year later he was the eulogist of the order, in a poem and an address before the Grand Lodge of the State.
In 1806, however, he discontinued his attendance on its meetings.
In 1829, he renounced his connection with it. The same year, he wro