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REMINISCENCES OF RUFUS CHOATE The Great American Advocate

By: Parker, Edward Griffin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41305

Condition: Very Good


522 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth bidning with gilt lettering at spine and ruling in blind and spine and boards. Engraved frontispiece portrait and lithographed facsimile autograph letter with tissue guard, foxed. An area of mild fading on front board. OCLC: 296196 Rufus Choate (1799 – 1859) was an American lawyer and orator. Beginning in 1823 Choate practiced law for five years, during which time he also served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1825–1826) and in the Massachusetts Senate (1827). In 1830 he was elected to Congress as a Whig from Salem. In 183... View more info