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Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-FRIENDS: 1830 1830

Item Number: 13777

"HALE, MATTHEW. Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale. Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends and to be had at their Depository, No. 84 Mulberry Street. No. 37. No date [circa 1830] 12mo., 43 x 7 inches. $25.00 Disbound pamphlet, light foxing, small damp stain in top margin. 8pp. Matthew Hale (1609-1676) Lord Chief Justice of England. Left an orphan at age 5 he grew up under the care of the Puritan vicar of Wotton-under-Edge. He enrolled at Magadalen Hall, Oxford, in 1626 with a view to taking orders, but soon devoted himself to the law. He sought to maintain neutra... View more info