An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.
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.
License for Littlebury Mason to practice law in the county courts of Virginia, signed by George Wythe and John Randolph. James City County Court. June 10, 1775.
Two letters written by Oscar Shewmake, professor in the Marshall-Wythe School of Government and Citizenship, to Carrie B. Mason and John Y. Mason thanking Miss Mason for depositing the law license of Littlebury Mason to the College of William and Mary.
Letter, 21 Feb. 1780, of Edmund Randolph, Williamsburg, Va. to unidentified recipient. Letter concerns a suit to collect the principle and interest of a bond. Also mentions Mr. Hunter, West, Peyton, and [George] Wythe.