Memorial to My Honored Kindred (Paperback)


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. 1888 Excerpt: ...was nearly six feet, stoutly built and corpulent. His features were strong and massive, the brow heavily overhanging his blue eyes, and the whole head and figure expressive of dignity and force. His death occurred April 38, 1823. His wife died Dec. 24, 1818. Their children were Charles, Elihu, Sarah, Abigail and Nathaniel. They were all carefully trained by the skillful hand of their parents. All the sons were educated at Yale College, and never had parents more reason to be satisfied with the results of their home training, than Judge Charles Chauncey and his accomplished wife, who was called a bright example of Christian excellence. Their eldest son, Charles Chauncey, was born in New Haven, November 17th, 1777, was examined and accepted for admission to Yale College at the age of ten, but was kept back a year, and then entered, and graduated at fifteen--one of the youngest graduates of the College. Young as he was, he stood high in his class for scholarship, and higher still for loveliness of character. His appointment at Commencement was a Greek dialogue, in which a talented colleague was his associate. Charles Chauncey, Jr., after studying law five years with his father, removed to Philadelphia, where he was admitted to the bar, and commenced that high and ascending career which in the course of a few years placed him among the first of American jurists. A purer, more honorable or loftier character never adorned the legal profession. It was formed after the highest models of gentlemanly grace, christian integrity, and refinement. He died August 30th, 1849, and few have forgotten the burst of sorrow and exalted eulogy that from the press, the bar, and the pulpit, found eloquent utterance at the intelligence of his death. President Day states that his thi...

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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. 1888 Excerpt: ...was nearly six feet, stoutly built and corpulent. His features were strong and massive, the brow heavily overhanging his blue eyes, and the whole head and figure expressive of dignity and force. His death occurred April 38, 1823. His wife died Dec. 24, 1818. Their children were Charles, Elihu, Sarah, Abigail and Nathaniel. They were all carefully trained by the skillful hand of their parents. All the sons were educated at Yale College, and never had parents more reason to be satisfied with the results of their home training, than Judge Charles Chauncey and his accomplished wife, who was called a bright example of Christian excellence. Their eldest son, Charles Chauncey, was born in New Haven, November 17th, 1777, was examined and accepted for admission to Yale College at the age of ten, but was kept back a year, and then entered, and graduated at fifteen--one of the youngest graduates of the College. Young as he was, he stood high in his class for scholarship, and higher still for loveliness of character. His appointment at Commencement was a Greek dialogue, in which a talented colleague was his associate. Charles Chauncey, Jr., after studying law five years with his father, removed to Philadelphia, where he was admitted to the bar, and commenced that high and ascending career which in the course of a few years placed him among the first of American jurists. A purer, more honorable or loftier character never adorned the legal profession. It was formed after the highest models of gentlemanly grace, christian integrity, and refinement. He died August 30th, 1849, and few have forgotten the burst of sorrow and exalted eulogy that from the press, the bar, and the pulpit, found eloquent utterance at the intelligence of his death. President Day states that his thi...

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United States

Release date

May 2012

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March 2010

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246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)

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Paperback - Trade

Pages

30

ISBN-13

978-1-154-78541-8

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9781154785418

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1-154-78541-6



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