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William Merchant Richardson
"William M. Richardson, LL.D., was born in Pelham, January 4, 1774. He graduated at Harvard College in 1797; was a member of Congress, 1811-'14; Chief Justice Supreme Court of [New Hampshire], 1816-'38. He died in Chester, March, 1838."
[Bela Chapin (ed.), The Poets of New Hampshire 24 (Claremont, New Hampshire: Charles H. Adams, Publisher, 1883)][online text]
William M. Richard, The New-Hampshire Town Officers (Concord: J.B. Moore, 1829) [online text]