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Abraham Samuda
  
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Years covered: 1810


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ABRAHAM SAMUDA
(born Feb-28-1781, died 1855, 74 years old) United Kingdom

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Father of Wikipedia article: Jacob Samuda and Wikipedia article: Joseph ďAguilar Samuda.

Last updated: 2017-02-28 04:35:22

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Wood vs A Samuda 0-1421810UnknownC37 King's Gambit Accepted

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Feb-28-18
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  GrahamClayton: John Sarratt dedicated his 1808 book (reprinted in 1822) "A Treatise on the Game of Chess: Containing Regular System of Attack and Defence" to Samuda.
Jun-19-21
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  MissScarlett: British Press, May 23rd 1825, p.4:

<Thomas Herring, aged 24 years, was capitally indicted, for stealing in the dwelling-house of Abraham Samuda, of Spital-square, Norton Falgate, a silver tea-pot, 18 silver table spoons and other articles of plate, his property. On the morning of Easter Monday, the property in question was deposited in a basket, on a dresser in a front kitchen of the prosecutor's house, to which there was access from the street through a gate. Two of the prosecutor's female servants, who were in the back kitchen, heard a noise in the front kitchen, and on going to see the cause, the prisoner was found near the door of the front kitchen, going away. One of the the servants called to him and asked him what he wanted there; he took a lemon out of his pocket, and replied, that he wished to know if she wanted any lemons? She told him that he had entered the kitchen some time before, and she had told him never to come there again. He had a large carpenter's basket over his shoulder, sufficiently capacious to contain the basket of plate. In less than two minutes after the prisoner had left the kitchen, the basket of plate was missed.

Vann, the officer, received a description of the prisoner from the prosecutor's servants, and he apprehended him three weeks afterwards in Westminster dressed like a gentleman. The prisoner was a farrier by trade; Vann had known him for above two years. The prosecutor's servants saw the prisoner amongst a number of other persons, and pointed him out. Verdict ? Guilty, Death.>

Jun-19-21
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  MissScarlett: <The prosecutor's servants saw the prisoner amongst a number of other persons, and pointed him out.>

Sounds like the Brits invented the identity parade.

The chapter <Members of the London Chess Club> in Townsend's <Historical notes on some chess player (2014)> records Samuda's election to the club on April 30th 1815 and his resignation, March 25th 1830. The latter presumably having something to do with a declaration of insolvency made by him in the <London Gazette> of May 14th 1830, p.959, where his profession is given as <Broker, Dealer and Chapman>, and the address, <34, Spital-Square>.

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