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Page 7 of Addresses delivered in honor of John Marshall Day, by members of the Fayette County Bar, February 4, 1901, Lexington, Ky.

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And finally, when we appear before the Judge of the quick and the dead, to be rewarded or punished accord- ing to the deeds done in the body, may we be justified in Thy sight, for the sake of Jesus, who shed His blood to wash away our guilt, and who was obedient to the law, that we might find our righteousness in Him. And in His name we offer all these petitions unto Thee, and pray Thee to hear us for Christ's sake. Amen! INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS. Col. W. C. P. Brecicimridge then delivered the followliug Introductory Address. Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, and my Fellow- members of the Fayette Bar: The duty which I am now to perform was assigned to my brother and associate, Col. John R. Allen, who has been called to Chicago, and at the request of the Com- mittee, I take his place. The duty assigned to me is to make an introductory address and merely to lay before you the chief objects of our celebration. Topics germane to this day are very numerous and full of profound interest. At the request of the Nation- al Bar Association the various bars of the Union are assembled to do honor to the memory of John Marshall, as the great Chief Justice. It is the centennial anniver- sary of the assumption of his duties under his appoint- ment by John Adams, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. We in Kentucky have a peculiar personal in- terest in John Marshall and all that pertains to him as an individual. The Marshalls of Kentucky 7