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John Law

28 Oct. 1796 - 7 Oct. 1873

John Law was born in New London, Connecticut. He settled in Vincennes, Indiana, where he began practicing law in 1817. He held several political offices and was judge of the seventh judicial circuit and the Court of Land Claims. In 1850, he moved to Evansville, Indiana. He wrote short histories that he presented as speeches before various groups.

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The Colonial History of Vincennes, Under the French, British, and American Governments, from Its First Settlement Down to the Territorial Administration of General William Henry Harrison. Vincennes: Harvey, Mason & Co., 1858. [ISL call number: I 977.201 K741]
Early History of Masonry in Indiana. Evansville: Journal Co., 1868. [ISL call number: Ip 815 L416 no. 2]