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Charles Cooper Nott, American judge.

Background

Nott, Charles Cooper was born on September 16, 1827 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Joel Benedict and Margaret Tayler (Cooper) Nott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union College, 1848. Doctor of Laws, Williams, 1874.

Career

Practiced law at New York until outbreak of Civil War. Served as captain 5th Iowa Cavalry and colonel 176th New York Volunteers. Captured at fall of Brashear, Louisiana, June 1863.

Prisoner in Texas for 13 months. Appointed by President Lincoln, February 22, 1865, judge of Court of Claims. Appointed chief justice same, November 23, 1896, by President Cleveland.

Retired, December 31, 1905. Author: Mechanics’ Lien Laws. Sketches of the War; Sketches of Prison Camps.

The Seven Great Hymns of the Mediaeval Church. Court of Claims Reports (48 vols.). The Mystery of the Pinckney Draught, New York, 1909.

Home: Princeton, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Mechanics’ Lien Laws. Sketches of the War

    • Sketches of Prison Camps. The Seven Great Hymns of the Mediaeval Church.

      Court of Claims Reports (48 vols.). The Mystery of the Pinckney Draught, New York, 1909.

Connections

Married Alice Effingham Hopkins, October 22, 1867.

father:
Joel Benedict Nott

mother:
Margaret Tayler (Cooper) Nott

spouse:
Alice Effingham Hopkins