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" ... ready to deliver to those he chanced to meet. He studied surveying, and soon made this his business. In 1834 he again became a candidate for the Legislature, and was elected Mr. Stuart, of Springfield, advised him to study law. He walked from New... "
Portrait and Biographical Record of Winona County, Minnesota: Containing ... - Page 79
1895 - 417 pages
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 pages
...appliances of literary luxury, to entice him. Much of his time, his study was the shade of an oaktree. When the legislature assembled, he trudged on foot,...back, one hundred miles to Vandalia, then the capital of the State. He was a silent but studious member, gaining strength and wisdom every day. At the close...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Mich: Containg ...

Isabella County (Mich.) - 1884 - 589 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....first met Stephen A. Douglas. In 1839 he removed to Springf1eld and began the practice of law. His success with the jury was so great that he was soon...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Gratiot County, Mich

Governors - 1884 - 802 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from Mew Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....on foot with his pack on his back one hundred miles lo Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here it was he first met...
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PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF Sanilac County

1884
...him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of bpoks, carried them back and began his legal studies. When...Legislature assembled he trudged on foot with his pack on hrs back one hundred miles to Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature....
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Lee County, Iowa

Lee County (Iowa) - 1887 - 648 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here it was lie first met Stephen A. Douglas. In 1839 he removed to Springfield and began the practice of law....
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Benton County, Iowa: Containing ...

1887 - 424 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....on foot with his pack on his back one hundred miles lo Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here it was he first met...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of St. Joseph County, Michigan

Saint Joseph County (Mich.) - 1889 - 606 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....assembled he trudged on foot with his pack on his back o:ie hundred miles to Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Marshall County, Kansas: Containing Full ...

Marshall County (Kan.) - 1889 - 739 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of ivlr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....assembled he trudged on foot with his pack on his back o..e hundred miles to Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here...
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Portrait and Biographical Album of Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara ...

Green Lake County (Wis.) - 1890 - 832 pages
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....assembled he trudged on foot with his pack on his back o.ie hifndred miles to Vandalia, then the capital. In 1836 he was re-elected to the Legislature. Here...
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Portrait and Biographical Album

1891
...advised him to study law. He walked from New Salem to Springfield, borrowed of Mr. Stuart a load of books, carried them back and began his legal studies....His success with the jury was so great that he was coon engaged in almost every noted case in the circuit. ' In 1854 the great discussion began between...
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