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★lot 1873 Antique Chace/newkirk Ledger/art~veteran 14th Hudson Ny History Lawyer For Sale

★lot 1873 Antique Chace/newkirk Ledger/art~veteran 14th Hudson Ny History Lawyer

This listing is for the lot of4 items from the firm of Newkirk & Chace of Hundson NY as well as from Law offices of Frank Chase late of Newkirk and Chace. Great manuscript/ephemera historical lot.

  1. 2 handwritten paper covered steno ledger pad/books from Marie Newcomb - WHICH HAVE BROWNIE/ELF ART on each.The hand colored oneis SIGNED BY CHACE. Totally filled with shorthand entries; would be interesting to dicipher. The colored brown book is all attached, has some dampstaining, totally filled with writing on one side, a very nice book. The other one, while also filled an nice, has it's covered detached but included. These are from the 1890s
  2. Inside one of the books is a pasted in letter to the Jewelers Mercantile Agency and signed by A. Frank B. Chace, dated 1896, and on Chace Letterhead.
  3. You also get original letterhead from the 1870s of the Continental Collection Union, represented by NewKirk & Chase.

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Located midway between New York City and Albany, Hudson was an important commercial, whaling and transportation hub and the seat of Columbia County. Newkirk, Chace and Snyder were three of the city's most prominent attorneys. By 1869 Snyder left Chace, who formed a new firm with Newkirk. As previously stated, this ledger records expenses, along with brief descriptions of cases and other legal services. Taken together, they offer excellent insights into the social history of Hudson during the mid-nineteenth century. Truly fascinating snapshot into the Reconstruction age law practice in NY. The owner of the ledger was Frank B. Chace (from his family's estate, to be honest), a well known lawyer as well as Columbia County Civil War hero; he was shot in battle and sat on the field wounded for 24hours, until the rebels took him to Libby Prison.


CHACE, A. Frank B., attorney-at-law of Hudson, N. Y., was born in Hillsdale, N. Y., February 13, 1837. His father, John McGonegal Chace, was a native of the town of Austerlitz, N. Y., where he was born January 20, 1800, the son of John Chace, whose father was Abraham Chace, a pioneer and a solider in the Revolutionary army. John M. Chace was married to Eliza A. Becker; he was a farmer and well known throughout the county. A. Frank B. Chace was educated at the Spencertown Academy and at Charlotteville Seminary. He read law with Martin H. Dorr, of Hillsdale, and was admitted to the bar of Columbia county at the December Term of 1863. On April 23, 1861, eleven days after the first gun was fired upon Fort Sumter, he enlisted as a private in Company K, Fourteenth Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry. He saw severe service in the battles of Hanover Court House, Mechanicsville, Gaines' Mill, Savage Station. White Oak Swamp, and at Malvern Hill, where, on July 1, 1862, he was wounded, being shot through the thigh, breaking the bone; he lay on the battle-field twenty-four hours, and was then carried to a barn, where he lay six days, a prisoner in the hands of the enemy; he was taken to Libby Prison in Richmond, and after fourteen days was exchanged and taken to a hospital in Baltimore; there he remained until he received his discharge on October 11, 1862, with the rank of sergeant. He returned to Hillsdale, and, after recovering from the effects of his army experience, and after his admission to the bar, practiced law until July, 1867, when he removed to Hudson and formed a partnership with Judge Newkirk. This relationship continued until 1889, from which time until 1896 he practiced alone. In the latter year he associated with himself his sons, Alfred B. and J. Frank, to which partnership his youngest son, William Wallace, was admitted as a member in 1900. For over thirty years Mr. Chace has been one of the leading members of the Columbia county bar, and has won an eminent position therein by his ability, industry and straightforward course in professional and civil life. On the 16th of August, 1865, Mr. Chace married Mary A., only daughter of Alfred Bruce, a merchant of Hillsdale, N. Y.

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