Viewing Samuel G. Brown, "The Life of Rufus Choate" (1879).
Rufus Choate (1799-1859) was a famous trial lawyer, orator and two term congressman from Massachusetts (1841-1845). He is the subject of several biographies posted on this website, including "The Life of Rufus Choate" by Samuel Gilman Brown (1813-1885), then President of Hamilton College. The first edition was published in 1862. The slightly enlarged third edition, published in 1879, is posted here.