William Wetmore 1819-1895 son of preceding American sculptor
(1779-1845) US jurist and associate justice of the US Supreme Court 1811–45 under President Madison. He wrote several decisions defining the role of federal courts in admiralty law. The most notable was United States v Schooner Amistad 1841, in which the Court ordered black slaves who had seized a slaving ship repatriated to Africa.
Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Story was a graduate of Harvard College and practiced law in Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts legislature 1805–08 and the US House of Representatives 1808–09, before returning to the Massachusetts legislature, of which he became speaker 1811.
1. A piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
2. An account of incidents or events; a statement regarding the facts pertinent to a situation in question; anecdote; especially; an amusing one
3. A fictional narrative shorter than a novel; specifically; short story; the intrigue or plot of a narrative or dramatic work
4. A widely circulated rumor
5. Lie, falsehood
6. Legend, romance
7. A news article or broadcast
8. Matter, situation
1. (archaic) To narrate or describe in story
2. To adorn with a story or a scene from history