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Definition of Pearce
1. perce [v PEARCED, PEARCING, PEARCES] - See also: perce
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Literary usage of Pearce
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"Pearce upon thanking Parker received a present of fifty ... Parker upon becoming chancellor in 1718 appointed Pearce to a chaplaincy. ..."
2. Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most by George Adolphus Hanson (1876)
"6th June 1734, Gideon Pearce, a grandson of William Pearce, ... WILLIAM Pearce, son of the High Sheriff of Cecil, represented Cecil in the Legislature of ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"signed to Ham and Pearce by Kuykendall, acting as attorney in fact for Frick, and that Ham and Pearce sublet the contract to Wickwire on iuch terms as would ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hyde East, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"And that the said Richard Pearce appointed the said Catherine Wilkinson (then Catherine Pearce) and John Bagwell executors and trustees for his said wife. ..."
5. Pennsylvania Archives ...by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1899)
"... Isaac xxi, 479 Pearce, Charles xxii, 480 Pears, Dudley xxiii. 720 Pearce ... Peter, xv, 708 662; xxiv, 262 Pears, Rob't xvi, 335 Pearce, Enoch xxvi, ..."