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and Death of Our Planet, in Story."   3. "The Universe: A Brief Description."   4. "New Propositions in Speculative and Practical Philosophy."   5. "The History of Marshfield in Two Volumes."
   The father of Mr. Richards was the Hon. Lysander Richards of Quincy, Mass., born in Cummington, Mass., about 1808, died at Havana, Cuba, about 1851.   He married Content C. Clapp.   His father Nehemiah Richards, lived in Cummington in the days of the Revolution, and at a young age was a private in that struggle.   Married Hanah Shaw.
   Hon. Lysander Richards, father of L. S., was a member of the State Senate and First President of the Quincy Mutual Insurance Company.
   The subject of this sketch mar. 1st wife, Miriam G. Rodgers, dau. of Wales Rogers of Marshfield, Dec. 25, 1858, and had:   I. Clift R. Richards, b. Aug. 20, 1861, d. Nov. 19, 1863.   II. Eleanor R. Richards, b. Jan. 9, 1865.   III. C. Rodgers Richards, b. Oct. 29, 1866.   Mar. Fannie O. Bartlett of Centre Montville, Me.   Had: I. Clift R., Jr., b. June 21, 1896.   II. James Bartlett, b. Dec. 26, 1897, in Washington, D. C.   III. Miriam G., b. Sept. 5, 1900.   Said C. Rodgers Richards resides at Chevy Chase, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D. C., graduate of Boston University.   L. S. Richards mar. 2d wife, June 4, 1900, Mrs. Joanna B. Bradford, dau. of the late Rufus Dorr of No. Duxbury, Mass.

 

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