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  • JOHN LOWELL (1743-1802), American jurist, was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, on the 17th of June 1743, and was a son of the Reverend John Lowell, the first pastor of Newburyport, and a descendant of Perceval Lowle or Lowell (1571-1665), who emigrated from Somersetshire to Massachusetts Bay in 1639 and was the founder of the family in New England.
  • In his Bee Thankfull London and her Sisters (1626), he describes himself as formerly "assistant to a reverend divine.
  • His personal appearance has been sketched in a few lines by Hutchinson: - "He was of a most reverend aspect; his face thin and pale; but there was a divine placidness which inspired veneration, and expressed the most benevolent mind.
  • In English the style is "Right Reverend"; the bishop being addressed as "my lord bishop."
 
 

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