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Handbook of the New England Agricultural Fair of 1871 with Charles Cowley's History of Lowell (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
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Handbook of the New England Agricultural Fair of 1871 with Charles Cowley's History of Lowell (Paperback): Charles Cowley
Handbook of the New England Agricultural Fair of 1871 with Charles Cowley's History of Lowell (Paperback): Charles Cowley

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Handbook of the New England Agricultural Fair of 1871 with Charles Cowley's History of Lowell (Paperback)

Charles Cowley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ...who were often before him, he exercised a broad and tender humanity that illustrated both ideal and practical justice. Appropriate resolutions were passed, on the occasion of his decease, by the Lowell Bar, in which his personal integrity, professional ability and amiable manners were recognized and applauded. Judge Crosby was born in Sandwich, New Hampshire, February 12th,0 1798, and graduated at Dartmouth College in 1820, in the same class with George P. Marsh, Judge Upton and Judge Nesmith. He commenced practice as a lawyer in his native state, but removed to Massachusetts in 1820, and practiced first at Amesbury, and afterward at Newburyport. He was early identified with the Anti-Slavery and other Reforms, and was one of the earliest and most active advocates of Railroads. The passage of the famous liquor law of 1838 brought him into the field as an advocate of that measure, and he lectured extensively under the auspices of the Massachusetts Temperance Union. He also edited the Temperance Journal and various documents that were issued during that interesting stage in the progress of the Temperance Reform. In 1843, he removed from Boston to Lowell, and was successfully employed in carrying out the excellent scheme for augmenting the water-power of the Merrimack River, by creating reservoirs more than a hundred square miles in extent, near the outlets of Winnepissawkee, Square and Newfound Lakes. Since his elevation to our police bench, Judge Crosby has mitigated the asperities of law with the amenities of literature. An annual volume of obituary notices of eminent persons was projected by him; and two volumes were issued, --one in 1856, the other in 1857, --which will be a valuable legacy to future biographers and historians. A eulogy of Webster, a lectur..

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Charles Cowley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-18518-8
Barcode: 9781130185188
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-18518-4

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