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ROBB, James Butch, lawyer, born in Baltimore, Maryland, 14 April, 1817; died in Boston, Massachusetts, 3 November, 1876. In his early years he removed to Washington, D. C., was graduated at Georgetown college in 1831, and then entered the United States military academy, but left, owing to impaired health, he was clerk of the United States circuit court in Boston, Massachusetts, from 1845 till 1849, when he resigned and became a patent lawyer, in which profession he was successful, practising in Springfield, Massachusetts, where his father was superintendent of the National armory for several years. Mr. Robb prepared and published a valuable compilation of " Patent Cases in Supreme and County Courts of the United States to 1850" (2 vols., Boston, 1854).
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