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Esq.

abbr.
esquire (title)
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Esq.

abbreviation for
esquire: used esp in correspondence
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Esq.

ABBR (Brit) (frm) =esquireDon, D.
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'That this Association has heard read, with feelings of unmingled satisfaction, and unqualified approval, the paper communicated by Samuel Pickwick, Esq., G.C.M.P.C.
"ELLIOT OF KELLYNCH HALL" Walter Elliot, born March 1, 1760, married, July 15, 1784, Elizabeth, daughter of James Stevenson, Esq. of South Park, in the county of Gloucester, by which lady (who died 1800) he has issue Elizabeth, born June 1, 1785; Anne, born August 9, 1787; a still-born son, November 5, 1789; Mary, born November 20, 1791."
"On the 29th inst., at Brighton, Michael Vanstone, Esq., formerly of Zurich, aged 77."
The very morning that his eldest child, Eudosia, made her valuable acquisition, in my person, Henry Halfacre, Esq., was the owner of several hundred lots on the island of Manhattan; of one hundred and twenty-three in the city of Brooklyn; of nearly as many in Williamsburg; of large undivided interests in Milwaukie, Chicago, Rock River, Moonville, and other similar places; besides owning a considerable part of a place called Coney Island.
The author's mistake was pointed out to him, in the most obliging manner, by Robert Belt, Esq. of Bossal House.
To Franklin Blake, Esq. Sir,-- I beg to apologise for the delay that has occurred in the production of the Report, with which I engaged to furnish you.
It was directed to blank Johnson, Esq., by favour of Augustus Folair, Esq.; and the astonishment of Nicholas was in no degree lessened, when he found it to be couched in the following laconic terms:--
The envelope (already open) was addressed to "James Brown, Esq., Post Office, Zeeland.
Rushmore Coglan, Esq., the Earth, Solar System, the Universe," and have mailed it, feeling confident that it would be delivered to him.
Shaw stood on the rug, looking rather grim; the bouquet lay on the table, and beside it a note, directed to "Frank Moore, Esq.," in a very decided hand, with a fierce-looking flourish after the "Esq." Pointing to this impressive epistle, Mr.
ALICE'S RIGHT FOOT, ESQ. HEARTHRUG, NEAR THE FENDER,(WITH ALICE'S LOVE).
I came into this world with the great advantage of having Lady Malkinshaw for a grandmother, her ladyship's daughter for a mother, and Francis James Softly, Esq., M.