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Rufus Choate

Attorney, Politician (1-Oct-1799 — 13-Jul-1859)


Samuel Gilman Brown. Life of Rufus Choate. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co.. 1870. 468pp. Second edition. 5th edition in 1885, 6th in 1891.

Claude M. Fuess. Rufus Choate: The Wizard of the Law. New York: Minton, Balch & Company. 1928.

Jean V. Matthews. Rufus Choate, the Law and Civic Virtue. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 1980. 328pp.

Joseph Neilson. Memories of Rufus Choate with Some Consideration of His Studies, Methods & Opinions & of His Style as a Speaker & Writer. 1884. 460pp.

Edward G. Parker. Reminiscences of Rufus Choate, the Great American Advocate. New York: Mason Brothers. 1860. 522pp.


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  4. Webster's American Biographies (p.198)

  5. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.149)

  6. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.163)

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