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Charles A. Welch Charles Alfred Welch, Esq. (1816-1908)
Sarah Gould Putnam (1851-1912)
Oil on canvas, 1903
54 1/2 H x 47 W in.
Presented, March 1903
Donor, Charles E. Welch
Owner, Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Private Career:
Professor of Latin and Greek, Baltimore College, 1833
Admitted to the bar, 1837
Private Practice, Boston, 1837
Partnership with Edward Sohier, 1838-1888
Director, Third National Bank of Boston
President, Social Law Library,
Specialized in estate management and equity matters. In April, 1899, he gave a gift of $1,000 to the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar and later an additional $2,000. In gratitude for his contributions the Baltimore Bar Library requested to have a portrait of him displayed in the library.

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