“Lord Chief Justice” Charles Russell Hand Written Letter dated 1896. This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Charles Arthur Russell, Baron Russell of Killowen. (10 November 1832 10 August 1900) was an. Statesman of the 19th century, and. Lord Chief Justice of England. He was the first Roman Catholic to serve as Lord Chief Justice since the. Russell was born at 50 Queen Street (now Dominic Street) in. The elder son of Arthur Russell of. And Margaret Mullin of. The family was in moderate circumstances, their ancestors having suffered much for the Roman Catholic faith in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Arthur Russell having died in 1845, the care of his large family devolved upon their talented mother and their paternal uncle. Charles was one of five children, his three sisters all becoming. And his brother Matthew was ordained as a. He studied at the. St Malachy’s College. At a private school in. He then entered the law offices of Messrs Denvir, Newry, in 1849, and of O’Rourke, McDonald & Tweed, Belfast, in 1852. Admitted a solicitor in 1854, he practised in the. And became at once the champion of the Catholics who had resisted organised attempts at. In 1856, but never graduated. Having been sworn of the. In April 1894, he was made a. Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. And was raised to the peerage. As Baron Russell of Killowen , of Killowen in the County of Down, from his native village of. In July that year, he was appointed to be the. The first Catholic to attain that office for centuries. He won speedily the public confidence and is ranked with the most illustrious of his predecessors. Lord Russell of Killowen revisited the United States in 1896 as the guest of the. And delivered a notable address on. In 1899 he represented Britain during the. Arbitration hearings which followed from the. Venezuela Crisis of 1895. And displayed all his old power of separating vital points from obscuring details. The following year he was attacked while on circuit by an internal malady, and, after a few weeks’ illness, died in London, after receiving the sacraments of the Catholic Church, of which he had been always a faithful and devoted member. His place of burial is a small enclosed family cemetery within. The item “RARE! Lord Chief Justice Charles Russell Hand Written Letter JG Autographs COA” is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
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