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COOKE— COOPER.

ApoetleB/'withaoommentary; and he is the general editor of the " Speaker's Commentary," the first volume of which appeared in 1871 under the title of "The Holy Bible, according to the Authorized Version (a.d. 1611), with an Expla- natory and Critical Commentary, and a Bevision of the Translation. By Bishops and other Clergy of the Anglican Church." He resigned the preachership of Lincoln's Inn in June, 1880.

C00B:E, John Esten, born at Winchester, Virginia, Nov. 3, 1830. His family removed to Richmond, Virginia, in 1839, where he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1851. > During ajMirt of the civil war he was on the Staff of General " Stonewall " Jackson and Gen. R. E. Lee. After the war he was for a while a resident in New York, where he was engaged in journalism, but subsequently returned to his farm near Winchester, Virginia. Besides numerous contributions to periodicals, he has published "Leather Stocking and Silk" (1854) ; " The Youth of Jefferson," and "The Virginia Comedians" (1855); "The Last of the Forest- ers" (1856); "Henry St. John, Gentleman" (1858); "Survey of Eagle's Nest" (1866); "Life of Stonewall Jackson" (1866) ; "Wear- ing of the Grey " (1867) ; "Mohun, or the Last Days of Lee and his Paladins " (1868) ; " Fairfax " (1868) ; " HUt to Hilt, or Days and Nights on the Shenandoah " (1869) ; "Hammer and Rapier" (1870); " Out of the Foam " (1871) ; "Life of Robert E. Lee" (1871) ; " Doctor Van Dyke " (1872) ; " Her Majesty the Queen " (1873) ; " Justin Har- ley" (1874); "Canolles" (1877); " Stories of the Old Dominion " (1879); and"Mr.Grantley'sIdea" (1879).

COOLEY, Thomas McIntybk, bom at Attica, New York, Jan. 6, 1821. In 1843 he removed to Michi- g^an, where he was in 1845 admitted to the bar. In 1857 he was ap-

pointed to compile and publish the laws of the Stiate, and in 1858 he was made reix>rter of the decisions of the Supreme Court, a position he held for several years, during which he published eight volumes of re- ports, followed by a digest of all the laws of the State. In 1859 the law department of the University of Michigan was organized, and he was chosen one of the professors, and subsequently became Dean of the Faculty. In 1864 he was ap- pointed to fill a vacancy on the bench of the Supreme Court of the State, and in 1867 was elected Chief Justice, a position which he still occupies. He has published " The Constitutional Limitations which rest upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union " . (1868 and 1871); an edition of Blackstone's " Commentaries " (1870) ; and of Story's " Commentar- ies on the Constitution of the United States, with additional Chapters on the New Amendments " (1873) ; " Law of Taxation " (1876) ; " Law of Torts" (1879); and "General Principles of Constitutional Law in the United States" (1880). He furnished nearly all the legal articles in Appleton's " American Cyclopaedia" (1873-76).

COOPER, Basil Henry, B.A., youngest son of the late Mr. Basil Henry Cooper, solicitor, of Read- ing, Berks, and brother of the late Charles Henry Cooper, F.S.A., the historian of Cambridge, was born June 29, 1819, at Maidenhead, Berks, where his father was then residing. After passing through private schools at Great Mar low, Bucks, Hayes, in Kent, Orsett, in Essex, and Ham, Surrey, he entered Highbury CoUege, an institution for the training of Independent ministers, which has since been absorbed in New College, London. Here he sjyent four years, and the college having become affiliated during that period to the University of London, he graduated in 1842. The next year he was ordained