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Legal documents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

Prentis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00113
Scope and Contents The papers, 1807-1855, of the Prentis family of Williamsburg, Virginia, and of various members of the Riddick and Bowdoin families of Nansemond County, Va. Includes legal documents and accounts, 1807-1830, concerning the settlement of the estate of Joseph Prentis (1754-1809); will of Susan Bowdoin; correspondence of Joseph Prentis, Jr. and license, issued to Peter Bowdoin Prentis to practice law.

Office of the President. James Blair Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 2.01
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.128 contains papers of and relating to James Blair, first president of the College of William and Mary.  The collection contains two original manuscripts: a funeral bill by Blair dated 1701, and a sermon erroneously attributed to Blair dated 1747.  The bulk of the collection consists of copies collected for research purposes, mostly in 1940-1941.  Includes biographical material; extracts and copies from official records; copies of correspondence; sermons; notes on paintings of Blair...

Preston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

Promissory Note (White Plains, Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00166
Scope and Contents Promissory note for Alison J. (last name not clear) for $36.80 with 6 percent interest, dated February 15, 1883, White Plains, Virginia.  Unsigned.

Ransberg-Davenport Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R17
Scope and Contents Court orders, 1820-1821, for the arrest of Henry Ransberg and the seizure of his property for non-payment of debt. Collection includes accounts, 1818-1826, of Benjamin Davenport, Charles Town and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.

Richard Billups Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B49
Scope and Contents Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.

Riddle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 R43
Scope and Contents Papers, 1812-1915, of the Riddle family of Chambersburg, Pa., Baltimore, Md., and Charlestown, W. Va. Chiefly the correspondence and accounts of Horace R. Riddle, banker of Baltimore, Md. and Charles Town, W. Va. who was the agent for the receiver of the Bank of the Valley in Virginia. Collection also includes a farm account book, 1812-1832, of James Riddle of Chambersburg; and plans and specifications for re-modeling a house in Charles Town.

Harrison Holt Riddleberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 R44 and Mss. Acc. 2003.60
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and other papers, 1872-1902, of H. H. Riddleberger (1844-1890) of Woodstock, Virginia who retained the titles of member of the House of Delegates, 1871-1875; State Senator, 1879- 1882; and U.S. Senator, 1883-l889. Among the correspondents are: William Mahone, William E. Cameron, Winfield S. Hancock, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Toombs, Fitz-John Porter, John W. Daniel, and John Goode. There are letters from Riddleberger to his wife Emma Belew Riddleberger and to...

Ritchie-Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1807-1938, but mainly 1830-1870, of the Ritchie and Harrison families. Includes letters, documents and a diary of members of the family of Thomas Ritchie, his wife Isabella (Foushee) Ritchie and ten of their twelve children of Richmond, Va., "Brandon," Prince George County, Va. and Washington, D.C. There are letters, 1847-1848, of Dr. Robert Ruffin Ritchie in Mexico and letters, 1849-1860, of George Ritchie while serving in the United States Navy. Many prominent...

Roane Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1975.31
Scope and Contents Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia.  Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations (Historical Society); Virginia organizations (Clerk of Courts Association and more); and regional organizations (Rotary Club).