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Legal documents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

M.L. Day Bill of Exchange and Promissory Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00203
Scope and Contents 3 Bill of Exchange and promissory note documents from M.L. Day, maker, to W.B. Brooke, acceptor, notarized with embossed seal in Baltimore, Maryland on January 16, 1837.  M.L. Day is from Richmond, Virginia and wrote attached promissory notes on October 15, 1836.

Deed between John and Rachel Catlett of Manassas Gap and John Catlett of North River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00219
Scope and Contents Fragment of a deed from John Catlett of Manassas Gap and Rachel his wife to John Catlett of North River for estate of inheritance, Court of Frederick County, Virginia.  November 30, 1812.

Dew Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 D51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1794-1895, of the Dew family. Mostly correspondence of Thomas Roderick Dew, faculty member and president of the College of William and Mary and his brother Benjamin Franklin Dew, a lawyer of Newtown, King and Queen County, Va. Correspondents include William Boulware, Edward Everett, and Andrew Stevenson. Includes documents, 1838-1858, relating to Thomas Roderick Dew's estate such as his will, inventories of personal property, court degrees, and accounts....

John Dixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D64 and Mss Sm Coll Add.24
Scope and Contents The John Dixon Papers include letters, legal papers, farm and personal accounts, 1760-1829 of John Dixon, Jr. (1777-1830) of "Airville" Gloucester County, Virginia. Letters include those from Charles H. Braxton of "Oak Spring," Burwell Bassett of Williamsburg, Richard Jones, John Nicholson, John Peyton, and James and Samuel Stubbs of Gloucester County. The collection also includes a letter, 22 October 1827, of Burwell Bassett and a letter, 1826, of John Mercer Patton (1796-1858)....

Dromgoole Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D83
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1850-1890, including correspondence, accounts (including accounts, 1875-1895, of laborers ?) and manuscript volumes (journals, ledgers and a fee book, 1866-1878), of members of the Dromgoole family of Brunswick County, Virginia. Most of the manuscripts apparently were created by Edward Dromgoole (fl. 1838-1897), a merchant and lawyer of Brunswick County.

Employment Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F. C. Twyman

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00204
Scope and Contents Contract between Cornelia Brooks and F.C. Twyman for hiring her son Frank for "the whole of the present year...Twyman agrees to give him for his services his necessary board tgether with one suit of summer & one suit of winter clothes & one pair of winter shoes and she the said Cornelia Brooks (coloured woman) binds herself to live with & work diligently and faithfully for said Twyman during the year - to do necessary housework, cooking...to do what she can to promote the general...

Farrar Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

Millard Fillmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F48
Scope and Contents Document, 31 January 1851, signed by Millard Fillmore to authorize the Secretary of State (Daniel Webster) to affix the seal of the United States to a pardon granted to Isaac Perine; and letter, 13 November 1852, written by Millard Fillmore to Daniel Phillips expressing Fillmore's regret at being unable to attend the funeral of Daniel Webster "his decease has left a void in the political and social circle that will not soon be filled."

S. Bassett French Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 F88
Scope and Contents Papers, 1872-1893, of S. Bassett French. Includes mostly letters to French from Virginians contributing biographical sketches for a proposed book, The Annals of Prominent Virginians of XIXth century. Also includes speeches, legal documents, and letters recommending French for various positions.

Samuel Bassett French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F88 and Mss. 98 F88
Scope and Contents Papers and letters of  Samuel Bassett French, a judge who lived in Manchester, Virginia during the mid to late 1800's.