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Ex-Justice Charles C. Dwight. AUBURN, N.Y., April 8.--Charles C. Dwight, Justice of the Supreme Court, re- tired, died this morning, aged seventy-two. He had been on the bench over thirty years, and at one time sat in the Court of Appeals, and was also Presiding Justice of the General Term, Fifth Department. He was Colonel of a regiment in the civil war. After having served for two years as District Attorney for Cayuga County, Mr. Dwight was appointed to the Supreme Court bench, vice Justice Wells, who died in 1868, and was re-elected at the end of his first term of service, retiring a short time ago. In November of 1887 he became a member of the General Term of the Fifth Department, and as Presiding Jus- tice performed most of the work of the court. During his occupancy of the bench he was noted for opinions shortly and tersely expressed, and for the quickness with which he reached and decided the main issue involved on broad legal princi- ples.
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