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Petition of the President and Professors

 Collection
Identifier: UA 96
A petition from the president and professors of the College of William & Mary to Virginia Chief Justice Paul Carrington and other judges requesting that the case between John Bracken and the College be speedily determined. There is also a note from Bracken consenting to having a verdict decided by the October 1787 court term. The petition is signed by College president Bishop James Madison and John Brakcen and includes the Greek temple form of the Collegte seal.

Dates

  • 1787

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by President Davis Y. Paschall's office with no indication of when or from where the petition was received. Accession 1989.135

General

The petition was deacidified and encapsulated by Barrows Lab, Summer 1989.
Title
Guide to the Petition of the President and Professors
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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