1839 Handwritten Letter Hiram M Donald Hudson Columbia NY New York Livingston For Sale
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1839 Handwritten Letter Hiram M Donald Hudson Columbia NY New York Livingston:
1839 Handwritten Letter Hiram M Donald Hudson Columbia NY New York Livingston
Dimensions: 13” by 8.5" 3 pages total 2 sheets. LOT L1023.
The following prominent Columbia NY families are referenced in these letters. I have many other documents listed.
SUTHERLAND, Josiah, a Representative from New York; born in the township of Stanford, near the village of Stissing, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 12, 1804; attended the district school, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1824; studied law in Waterford and Hudson; was admitted to the bar in 1828 and commenced practice in the village of Johnstown, Livingston Township, N.Y.; district attorney for Columbia County 1832-1843; moved to Hudson, N.Y., in 1838 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); was not a candidate for renomination; moved to New York City in 1857 and continued the practice of law; associate justice of the supreme court of New York 1857-1871; member and presiding judge of the court of general sessions 1872-1878; resumed the practice of law in New York City and died there May 25, 1887; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
LIVINGSTON, Henry Walter, (son of Walter Livingston), a Representative from New York; born in Linlithgo, Columbia County, N.Y., in 1768; was graduated from Yale College in 1786; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City; private secretary to Gouverneur Morris, American Minister Plenipotentiary to Paris, France, 1792-1794; judge of the court of common pleas of Columbia County, N.Y.; member of the State assembly in 1802 and again in 1810; elected as a Federalist to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1807); died near Linlithgo, N.Y., December 22, 1810.