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Alexander Forrester's Chancery Reports (1732-1739), William Hamilton Bryson Jan 2006

Alexander Forrester's Chancery Reports (1732-1739), William Hamilton Bryson

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Alexander Forrester was made a bencher on 27 November 1762. He had a large law practice in the Court of Chancery, the House of Lords, the Privy Council, and the Board of Trade. One of his regular clients was the duke of Bedford. In 1754, he represented the lower house of the General Assembly of Virginia in a very contentious dispute before the Privy Council against the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia over fees for putting the seal to royal patents. At the time of his death, he had chambers at 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn. He was a member ...