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The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter"
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A native of Connecticut, the subject graduated from Yale in 1797, and two years later was admitted to the bar. He settled in New York in 1806 and maintained a practice in partnership with George Washington Strong, becoming one of the city's most capable lawyers. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughter.
Bequest of Mrs. Robert Jaffray
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