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Hening, William Wallerlocked

(1767?–01 April 1828)
  • Waverly K. Winfree

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Hening, William Waller (1767?–01 April 1828), lawyer and legal editor, was born on the family farm about five miles west of Fredericksburg, Culpeper County, Virginia, the son of David Hening and Mary Waller. Hening received his earliest education at a school conducted by the Reverend John Price in Culpeper County. He studied under Adam Goodlett, whom he styled as his “preceptor of the classics.” He read law in Fredericksburg, where he was admitted to the bar in April 1789....

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