LIPMAN, SAMUEL PHILIPPUS:
Dutch jurist; born in London April 27, 1802; died at Hilversum July 7, 1871. He was educated at Glueckstadt, Hamburg, and Amsterdam; studied law at Leyden (1819-22), and in 1823 established himself as a lawyer at Amsterdam, where he soon became famous as a pleader. In May, 1852, he was converted to Roman Catholicism. He then removed to The Hague, and devoted himself after 1862 entirely to religious study.
Lipman published, besides many pamphlets (a complete list of which is given in "Levensberichten"): "Geschiedenis van de Staatkunde der Voornaamste Mogendheden van Europa Sedert den Val van Napoleon," 2 vols., Zutphen, 1834; "Het Nieuwe Testament Vertaald," 's Hertogenbosch, 1859; "Constitutioneel Archief van Alle Koninklijke Aanspraken en Parlementaire Adressen," 4 vols., 1847-63 (2d ed., The Hague, 1864).
- De Tijd, July 18, 1871;
- De Wachter, Aug. 1, 1871;
- Levensberichten van de Maatschappij soor Letterkunde, 1872;
- Van der Aa, Biographisch Woordenboek, xxi.