History of the Life of Matthew P Deady: A Character Study SIGNED BY DEADY 1890 Hubert Howe Bancroft ~ Oregon Territory ~ Pioneer Judge


Title: History of the Life of Matthew P. Deady: A Character Study

Author: Hubert Howe Bancroft

Description: Inscribed by Deady on verso of flyleaf. Very dark green cloth over beveled boards; front cover stamped in gilt. Cloth shows some scuffing and light soiling. Top edge gilt. Blemish on ffep; uneven toning on flyleaf. A few pages have been roughly opened. pp (603)-653. [Volume excerpted from Bancroft's Chronicles of the Builders of the Commonwealth].

Inscribed by Matthew Deady to his brother-in-law: " ''To / Mr John J. Henderson, / with the regards of M.P.D. / Xmas 1890''. There is also a word correction on page 639 which appears to have been written by Deady.

A biographical and character sketch of Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893), Oregon pioneer judge and politician. Deady served as the President of the Oregon Territory Council (1852-1853) and was appointed by President Franklin Pierce to serve on the Oregon Supreme Court in 1853. In 1859, he was appointed by President James Buchanan to be the judge for the newly created U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: The History Company
Place: San Francisco
Year: 1890

Keywords: Oregon, history, biography, pioneers, judge, judges, courts, Oregon Territory,

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