1825 was elected Attorney- General. He died in 1828,
at the age of thirty- seven years.
Hirani W. Ilusted and G. Wash. Haywood were also
lawyers of prominence more than half a century ago.
Mr. Husted was possessed of fine literary attainments.
In politics he was an ardent Whig. In 1844 he
was the editor of the Clarion, the campaign organ in
Raleigh of the Whig party. Mr. Haywood was an
able lawyer and a brother of the late Drs. F. J. and
E. Burke Haywood.
Charles Manly, too, was a lawyer of considerable
note. He was elected Governor on the Whig ticket, in
1848, and filled many other offices of honor and trust.
William n. Haywood was another illustrious lawyer
of early times. He was born here in 1801, and in
1822 commenced the practice of his profession, in
which he earned great distinction, lie was the father
of Edward Graham Haywood, a lawyer of eminence.
Succeeding these lawyers in order of time were
Quentin Busbee, S. H. Rogers, Kemp Marriott, Edward
Graham Haywood. Daniel G. Fowle, W. S. Mason,
A. M. Lewis, R. G. Lewis, R. C. Badger. John Gat-ling,
II. A. Gilliam, Geo. IT. Snow. Thos. <'. Fuller. A.
S. Merrimon, W. H. Pace, B. B. Lewis, W. H. Ble « ls.. e.
J. E. Bledsoe, Spier Whitaker, R. O. Burton.
MASONRY AND ODD FELLOWSHIP-The
first Masonic Lodge established in Raleigh was
in 1792. It was chartered by the Grand Lodge of the
State, which met in Newbern that year— Grand Master
William R. Davie presiding. This Lodge was
known as Democratic Lodge No. 21. Its meetings
were held at a little hotel located on the corner of