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March 3, 2013 @ 3:00pm
Theophilus Parsons - Today at 3:00pm



Theophilus Parsons

Personal Historical Profile

presented by

Douglas A. Muir

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Reception Following


Douglas Muir is Principal in the Boston and Needham, Massachusetts law firm of Garrity, Levin and Muir since 1991 where he concentrates his practice in corporate, real estate and estate planning, with a particular emphasis on tax and real estate planning for individuals, closely held businesses and land conservation organizations.Douglas Muir, Esq.

Mr. Muir is also the author of Massachusetts Corporations and Other Business Entities and serves as legal reviewer for Land Conservation Options: A Guide for Massachusetts Landowners, a joint publication of The Trustees of Reservations and Essex County Greenbelt Association.  In addition to being a frequent speaker and panelist on topics of land conservation and estate and tax planning, Mr. Muir serves on the the Newburyport Conservation Commission, is a member of the Board of Directors of Historic O’Neil Farm, a working dairy farm in Duxbury, Massachusetts, and an Overseer of Plimoth Plantation.Essex Result

Doug's career in law provides an ideal perspective from which to understand and appreciate Theophilus Parsons' significant contributions to the formation of our republic.

Please join us in welcoming Doug Muir on Sunday, February 24th at 3:00 pm, for our concluding series profile featuring legal titan, and forgotten Founding Father -- Newburyport's Theophilus Parsons.

This presentation is open to the public - limited seating available.

Museum members: Free
Non Members: $5
Attendees are invited to a Reception following the presentation

Theophilus Parsons' Home

Home built by Theophilus Parsons in 1789 on the corner of Green and Washington Streets.  Theophilus Parsons served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court from 1806 - 1813.  In 1804, he became the first President of the newly-founded Social Law Library, the oldest law library in the United States.
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