The Bench and Bar of the South and Southwest by Henry Stuart FooteThe Bench and Bar of the South and Southwest by Henry Stuart Foote

The Bench and Bar of the South and Southwest

byHenry Stuart Foote

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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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. 1876. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. MISCELLANEOUS FACTS. Godfrey Fogg, Senior.--Ephriarr. H. Foster.--Neill S Brown.--Judge McKinney.--Judge Robert L. Caruthers--Henry G. Smith.--John A. Nooe.--Edwin Yerger.--Henry T. Ellett.--Emerson Etheridge.--Treasurer Graves.--The Anti-Gallon Law of Mississippi.--Its Faithful Enforcement and Beneficial Effects.--Its Rppeal, and the Evils Resulting Therefrom.--John T. Ormond.--David Ligon.--Peter Anderson.--James Denvenport--Joseph E. Davis.--George W. Paschal.--Armisted Burwell.--William L. Yancey.--fames C. Mitchell.--J. L. Alcorn. Just as I was writing the closing words of the last chapter, I received intelligence of the decease of a long valued professional friend, of whose character and career as a member of the Tennessee bar I propose at this moment to take a brief notice. Godfrey Fogg, Senior, was a native of New England, and had there received a liberal education. He located at Nashville, some years subsequent to his elder brother--elsewhere in this work favorably noticed by me--and almost immediately became possessed of a paying practice. In connection with the late Ephriam H. Foster, he enjoyed a large collecting business, in which he conspicuously evinced all the qualities needful to success in that branch of his chosen profession. Mr. Fogg possessed few of the graces of oratory, but he always displayed in his speeches in court soundness and vigor of intellect, a thorough knowledge of the case which he was arguing, an adequate fund of legal erudition, and the utmost serenity of temper and courtesy of manner. He lived and died without a spot upon his reputation as a man, and his sudden and unexpected decease has left a chasm in society difficult to be supplied. Just four months ago, I was converging with this sociable and communicat...
Title:The Bench and Bar of the South and SouthwestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217887376

ISBN - 13:9780217887373