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Legal documents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Loveland Writ

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01447
Scope and Contents Writ from the King's Court in Dublin, Ireland, to the Sheriff of the County of Carlow, Ireland, 28 November 1809, ordering that John Trustouthy relinquish possession of Thomas Loveland's farm and pay 100 pounds for damages, signed by H. Butler and Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, Clerk of the Pleas of Exchequer, with affidavit signed by John Cornwall, Sheriff, testifying that conveyance of the farm was carried out on verso.

Madden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01018
Scope and Contents Collection of papers about the "Free Black" Madden Family of Page County, Virginia. One letter written by Samuel Linberger stating that George Madden was born free. Two letters, Register No. 180 and 184, by Clerk of Court Watson certifying that George W. Madden and Sarah Ann Madden are registered. Gives descriptions of them. List of Madden family members and dates of birth. Includes Redman Strother and John Arthur Redman.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

G. Walter Mapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 84 M32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1895-1935, of George Walter Mapp consisting chiefly his of personal and professional correspondence. Topics in the correspondence include women suffrage, Prohibition, 1918 First District of Virginia Congressional Democratic primary, 1928 presidential election, and the 1929 Virginia gubernatorial Democratic primary. In addition to papers pertaining to Mapp's political career, much of the collection pertains to Mapp's legal practice on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and includes supporting...

Thomas Staples Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M36 and Mss. Acc. 2002.38B
Scope and Contents Letters, receipts and legal papers of U. S. Senator Thomas S. Martin relating chiefly to his law practice in Charlottesville and Scottsville, Va.

The Mss. 98 M36 inventory is on the Pdf document and the Mss. Acc. 2002.38B folder list is on the Finding Aid/Inventory.

Mashpee Indian Tribe Case Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 M37
Scope and Contents Includes plaintiff's first set of requests for admissions to all defendants; defendants exhibits, copies of articles about the Mashpee Indians; kinship relations; Indian Office files; list of Mashpee Indian community members; and testimony of James L. Axtell concerning "Mashpee Tribe vs. New Seabury Corp. et. al." The suit by the Mashpee Indians to recover lands did not succeed. The court held the Wampanoag people did not constitute a tribe.

Maupin-Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1732-1932, of the Maupin and Washington families. The bulk of the papers, 1850-1870, are letters received by Peter Grayson Washington who served as Assistant Secretary of the U. S. Treasury from 1853- 1857. Most of the letters relate to political patronage, Democratic Party politics and the various responsibilities of the Treasury Department. Later letters relate to Washington's work as a claims agent in Washington, D. C. and to his investments in New York City. The collection also...

Maury Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 97 M44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1777-1977, of the Maury Family of Virginia, New York City and Liverpool, Eng. Includes letters and business papers of James Maury (1746-1840), the first American consul to Liverpool, England, and the letters of his second wife, Margaret Rutson Maury (1805-1882), of Liverpool. A significant amount of the collection is comprised of letters, business papers, legal papers, and diaries of  the next two generations of the Maury family, including Ann Maury (1832-1890) of Liverpool and New...

McAden-Hicks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M11
Scope and Contents Papers, 1859-1898, of the McAden and Hicks families of Brunswick County, Va. Includes letters, 1880-1898, accounts and legal documents.

McGavock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other.  Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...