An Address Delivered At the Funeral of the Hon Dennis Kimberly, December 16, 1862
New Haven: Bassett & Barnett, 1862. First Edition. Wraps. Octavo; pp; 24; original printed yellow paper wrappers;. Near fine. Item #16924
This copy is signed at the top right of the wrapper by E. T. Foote,an Anti-Slavery activist & the man who amassed the greatest collection of Underground Railroad material. Dennis Kimberly (October 23, 1790 – December 15, 1862) was an American lawyer and politician. He was fitted for college in the school at Litchfield South Farms. He graduated from Yale College in 1812. His chosen profession was the law, which he studied in Springfield with Geo. Bliss, Esq, and in Fairfield, Connecticut with Hon. Roger M Sherman. In March, 1814, he was admitted to the bar in New Haven, where he soon acquired a solid reputation.