Rare Leather-Bound Book: Scottish Writers, Judge Mitchell King Collection published Edinburgh 1708
Mackenzie, George. "The Lives and Characters of the Most Eminent Writers of the Scots Nation: With Abstract and Catalogue of Their Works; Their Various Editions; and Judgement of the Learn'd Concerning" in three volumes. With William Dallas armorial bookplate, ink inscription "Mitchell King, Edinburgh 15 Sepr 1840, and labels "Susan C. King" and "To Alex C. & E.P. King, From their Aunt Susan C. King. (3vls)

Provenance: William Dallas, Scotland
Judge Mitchell King
Susanna 'Susan" Campbell King
Alexander Campbell & E.P. King
Dr. & Mrs. C.G. Hopper, Jr. Collection

Other Notes: Judge Mitchell King (1782-1862) Scottish-born, a prominent figure in each Charleston's history. He was a teacher, lawyer, and judge of the Charleston City Court. King and maintained connections with his Scottish roots. He is buried in First Scots Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Charleston.

Not much is known about Judge King's Charleston-born daughter, Susanna 'Susan" Campbell King (1827-1910). She is buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston.

Alexander Campbell King (1856-1926) was Charleston-born, a prominent and influential lawyer. Solicitor General of the United States and a United States circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and founding partner of King of the international law firm of King & Spalding. He is buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston.

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