Virginia. High Court of Chancery
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00547
Scope and Contents Petition, ca. 1799, of Gabriel Jones of Rockingham County, Va., (Robert Macky [Robert Mackey ?] of Winchester, Va. and John S. Woodcock of Frederick County, [Va.] executors of Thomas B[ryan] Martin to George Wythe, judge of the High Court of Chancery, asking for an injunction in the sale of Martin's lands in lawsuit [Commonwealth v. Martin's Executors]. Bears note by George Wythe awarding injunction.
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W99
Scope and Contents Copies of letters, 1781-1783, from George Wythe, Williamsburg, Va. , one to John Adams and another to Thomas Jefferson concerning the use of the College of William and Mary as a hospital. Also includes a magazine article about Wythe; newspaper copy of William Munford's oration at Wythe's funeral; correspondence, 1921, of Robert M. Hughes concerning a monument for Wythe's grave; a form book of Peter Tinsley, clerk of the High Court of Chancery which gives "Forms of Injunctions," Forms of...
Identifier: SC 00600
Scope and Contents Manuscript in the hand of and signed by George Wythe, giving legal advice to the recipient who purchased land from John Twitty, the title which could be subject to the payment of a judgment recovered by the King against Twitty in a case before the General Court. If John Twitty will not recant the bonds for payment of the purchase money, Wythe advises the recipient not to pay the money until the suit is ended or until he can be assured he will not be evicted. October 13, 1774....