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Lawyers--Virginia--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Ellyson Currie Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Al2-3
Scope and Contents Ledgers, 1799-1808 and 1805-1818, of Ellyson Currie, a lawyer in Lancaster County, Va. The ledger for 1799-1808 has a partial index.

Armistead C. Gordon Notes about the Bench and Bar of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nla14
Scope and Contents An alphabetical index of Virginia lawyers, with designations beside each name telling the source.  Gordon labels the notebook, "Notes for a work on the Bench and Bar of Virginia."  The final result could be his book, Some Lawyers in Colonial Virginia.

Lawrence I'Anson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 85 Ia6
Scope and Contents Papers, ca. 1938-1983, of Lawrence I'Anson, lawyer and justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Includes correspondence, invitations, programs, speeches, judicial opinions, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs and scrapbooks.

John Dandridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D19
Scope and Contents Papers; 1767-1825; of John Dandridge and John Hopkins. Include letters of Dandridge to Hopkins concerning his law practice; courtship; financial matters; a trip to the Sweet Springs (Monroe County, Va.) for his health; and "Providence Forge," New Kent County, Va. Includes papers (legal documents and accounts) concerning John Dandridge, Bartholomew Dandridge, John Armistead, William Armistead and John Hopkins.

Dangerfield Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 L58
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dangerfield Lewis of "Marmion" and "Chatterton," King George County, Northern Neck, Virginia. His correspondence concerns plantation management. The collection includes account books, 1821-1829 as well as agreements with overseers, bonds for the hiring of slaves and papers concerning runaway slaves. Also includes accounts, 1816-1846, of his father George Lewis, son of Col. Fielding Lewis and Betty Washington (sister of George Washington). There is a letter...

Merritt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M55
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts) of William H.E. Merritt, of Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va. who was a lawyer, member of the Virginia House of Delegates and editor of the "Richmond Whig"and his brothers Dr. Alexander T.B. Merritt of Hicksford, Greensville County,Va. and John F.W. Merritt of Vicksburg, Miss. The collection includes letters, 8 January and 29 March 1857, written by John Minor Botts and accounts of William H.E. Merritt & Brother with...

Gustavus A. Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M99
Scope and Contents Letters written to Gustavus A. Myers, lawyer in Richmond, Va. Includes letters, 1858-1861, from John Augustine Washington, concerning his sale of "Mount Vernon" to Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; and Washington's Civil War service. The collection includes letters written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Park Benjamin, and Conway Robinson.

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 Of2
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts), chiefly 1867-1893, of Charles T. O'Ferrall, member of the Democratic Party, lawyer, judge, Congressman and governor. His papers include a daybook, 1865-1866, of the American Hotel, Staunton, Va.; his fee book, 1869-1873; and papers concerning legal cases. Collection includes letters, 11 December 1868-18 February 1869 and 1877, of O'Ferrall's first wife, Annie McLain Hand O'Ferrall ; his brothers, R.H. O'Ferrall, and I. Frank...

Southall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 So8
Scope and Contents Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick...

Staunton Fire Company Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi19
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Staunton Fire Company, Staunton, Va., 1790, including a list, 1795-1797, of persons offering to purchase the lands of Robert Beverley. The book was also used as a legal form book by Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart between 1828-1832.