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Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. Report on the Texas Boundary made to the President of the Republic of Mexico in 1828. Here his ability was at once recognized and he was rapidly promoted to the offices of Attorney General, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and finally be became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http : //books . com/ '^^s ^Lt Lbos-.^" Darvarb Conege Xibrari^ FROM .ffi^i,^.. Diary of Bernardo de Galvez, Pensacola, May 13, 1781. Digitized by Google ( i UL 101917 j r OFFICERS OFTHB LOUISIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY CASPAR CUSACHS, President. Some time thereafter Judge Martin returned to private life and while made president of the Louisiana Historical Society in June, 1846, his death occxirring in December of the same year, he had but little oppor- Digitized by Google Introduction 7 tunity to utilize his clear and logical mind in the development of the Society.
Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover. That part of our history with which we are most familiar, by legend, by song and story, relates to this first century of our Statehood and our Historical Society, which was organized in 1836 with Judge Henry A. Soon thereafter he migrated to Louisiana and began the practice of law in Natchitoches. He attained a Digitized by Google 6 The Louisiana Historical Quarterly high position in Louisiana and died in 1851 after the death of Seargent S.
Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. de la Vergne, Chairman; Miss Emma Zacharie and Cecrge Koppel. He represented Louisiana in Con- gress in 18, at which time Andre Bienvenu Roman was Governor of this State, his successor in 1835 being Edward White of Bayou Lafourche, father of Chief Justice E. Prentiss in 1850, who probably was the most brilliant lawyer that at that time practiced at the New Orleans bar.
Maintain attribution The Google "watermark" you see on each file is essential for informing people about this project and helping them find additional materials through Google Book Search. Keep it legal Whatever your use, remember that you are responsible for ensuring that what you are doing is legal. His history is a standard work today and while not as brilliant in its rhetoric or descriptions as the later history of our State written by Charles Gayarre, it will always be consulted by students of Louisiana history.
Do not assume that just because we believe a book is in the public domain for users in the United States, that the work is also in the public domain for users in other countries. Judge Martin was a Frenchman by birth and was bom in Mar- seilles n 1762.
In 1828 or 1829 he was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar and soon thereafter returned to Louisiana and was admitted to the Louisiana bar.
In 1830 he was elected to the State legislature from the city of New Orleans.
His monumental work is his History of Louisiana, in four voliunes, covering the period of known data from A. Fortier and on our Society, which he served so long and so well. The French, the Spanish and the American dominations all merge in him.Usage guidelines Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Work and Archives Committee Caspar Cusachs, Chairman; Miss Grace King, Robert Glenk, W. Judge Bullard was chosen to deliver the bar's eulogy to Mr. At that time, in 1836, with a large French and Spanish popula- tion and a rapidly increasing American population, before the date of railways and early in the day of steamboating.Public domain books belong to the public and we are merely their custodians. New Orleans was looked upon as the coming great city of the Mississippi Valley and as such it rapidly progressed imtil the civil war began.Whether a book is still in copyright varies from country to country, and we can't offer guidance on whether any specific use of any specific book is allowed. He migrated to the French island of Martinique in 1780 and six years thereafter to New Bern, North Carolina, then a French Swiss settlement.Please do not assume that a book's appearance in Google Book Search means it can be used in any manner anywhere in the world. At the age of 27 years he was admitted to the bar of North Carolina and began his literary career by compiling and translating valuable law books.