Union University: Its History, Influence, Characteristics and Equipment, with the Lives and Works of Its Founders, Benefactors, Officers, Regents, Faculty, and the Achievements of Its Alumni. Union College, Albany Medical College, Albany Law School, Dudley Observatory, Albany College of Pharmacy, Volume 1

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Page 368 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich...
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