The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Melville Madison Bigelow, 1846-1921

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1846
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Date of Death: 1921
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Melville Madison Bigelow was a Profesor of Law at Boston.


He wrote numerous legal books, such as an Index of the cases overruled ... by the courts of America, England, and Ireland; from the earliest period to the present time (London, 1873). He was co-author with William Wetmore Story of A Treatise on the Law of Contracts (1874). It may be that JW knew him through Story.

Bibliography: (accessed 2004.05); National Library of Scotland on-line catalogue, (accessed 2005).