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" He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a stair-case ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of court and other hands the clerks gave him. He made himself... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 366
1798
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The Life of William, Lord Russell: With Some Account of the Times ..., Volume 1

Earl John Russell Russell - Great Britain - 1819 - 329 pages
...attornies* clerk for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy, made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase, and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after-copies of court...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 2

1820
...attornies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 2

Books - 1820
...attomies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 2

Henry Southern - 1820
...attornies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 2

Books - 1820
...attornies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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Westminster Hall: Or, Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar ..., Volume 1

Law - 1825
...attornies' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy, made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1826
...attorney's clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy, made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious...and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window' on the top of a staircase, and that was hie desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of...
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The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ...

Roger North - 1826 - 475 pages
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy, made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attornles got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where...
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The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ...

Roger North - College teachers - 1826
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy, made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attornles got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary obedience and diligence of the boy made the society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at the window, on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk,...
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