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Meriwether Lewis

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 2:46PM GMT
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Typed from the original document titled STANTON by Benjamin P. Thomas, Page 68, Chapter 4, Titled "At the Heights of the Law".

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The time and professional preoccupation dulled the ache in Stanton's heart caused by Mary's death, and by mid-1850's he was mingling more often in society. His renewed interest in social life and gained impetus from his aquaintances with Ellen Hutchison, a tall well-poised girl, sixteen years his junior, with deep blue eyes and luxurious blond hair. Her father, Lewis Hutchison, was a descendent of the Explorer MERIWETHER LEWIS and had accumulated substantial wealth as a shipper, warehouseman, and wholesale foodseller. His family was socially prominent in PITTSBURGH and owned a church pew directly in front of Stanton's.

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There is no ISBN number for this book but rather a LC Card number of 61-17829. The only other person to write a story on Secretary of War Edwin M Stanton was Andrew Carnegie. I am trying to get that book now. Both Andrew Carnegie and Photographer Mathew Brady were students of Samuel Morse.

I am trying to account for everyone buried in the Lewis and Clark Cemetery lot C32 at Versailles Cemetery in Pittsburgh.

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