Edward Garrison Walker, son of David Walker

Under a title, ENCOURAGING FACTS,   this notice appears in the June 6, 1861 Liberator, relative to a son of David Walker’s.  “Edward Garrison Walker, a young colored man, was, on May 6th, on motion of Robert Morris,  Esq., Judge Russell on the Superior Court bench, admitted to practice in the Courts of this Commonwealth.”

A similar reference to Walker’s admission to the Bar,  appears in the June 14 issue of the Liberator, Walker  “is a gentleman of high moral character and integrity, possessing a strong, quick, active mind and sound judgment; and has attained his present position only by untiring labor and unceasing study.  His examination before Judge Russell was thorough, and highly satisfactory.”

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