bare U. E. D. T. ISO. Tbe history ef the Richards family is published. It Is by Abner Morse.. Tbe coat of arms bears the motto. "Honor et araore." Mr. John Richards first was-magistrate was-magistrate was-magistrate of Plymouth colony. He lived at Eele river. His son. St. John Richards (2) wss an Important mar in his day in New London, Conn. He figures largely la the military history. Noplace in New London Is more noted than the Richards' corner, now ornoslte tbe courthouse. He was rich and a merchant. His wife was Olive (2). daughter of Captain Oliver Manwarlrg (1) of Manwarlr.g Hill war. The oldest eon was John Richards i2), who was forty years town clerk of New Lon-Icn. Lon-Icn. Lon-Icn. The second son was Captain George Richards Richards (3), who for twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five years u Jilgh sheriff of New London, and wss s man of large stature snd great physical strength. 8tories are told of bis wrestling with various gigantic In-dlars. In-dlars. In-dlars. and always coming off conqueror from the combat- combat- He was lieutenant of train band in 1736. and captain in 1739. Married Nov. 14, 1716. to Esther Hough (4), daughter of Captain John Hough, Sr. (3), of New London, granddaughter of Sergeant William Hough (2), and Sarah Post 12), descendant of Stephen Post (1), Edmund Hough (1). William Hyde (1). Hugh Canlklns (2). Their children of tbe fourth generation were: (1) John Richarda (4), born Nov. --23. --23. --23. 1717: (2) Captain George Richards (4), bora 1720; (3) Captain Captain Guy Richards (4), born 1722; (4) Mary Richard Richard (4), born 1724; (6) Love Richards (4), bo.n 1727; (6 Nathaniel Richards (4), born 1729.-. 1729.-. 1729.-. E. J.H.