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Practice of law--Virginia--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

A. K. Leake Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00158
Scope and Contents Papers, 1872-1901, of Judge A. K. Leake, Goochland County, Va. Many concern the settlement of the estate of Henry Timberlake and the lawsuit, Timberlake v. Timberlake. Includes two insurance policies, 1899-1900, on property in East Leake, Va.

Edmund J. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L51
Scope and Contents Three letters, 1829-1841, written by Edm[und] J[ennings] Lee of Alexandria, Va. to William M. Addison, William Bent and Francis Scott Key concerning legal cases; and two letters, 1844-1849, written to William Crauch by Charles H[enry] Lee and Cassius F[rancis] Lee.

R. H. Logan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L83
Scope and Contents Papers, 1895-1899, of R. H. Logan, an attorney, in Salem, Va. Includes correspondence concerning his law practice.

Littlebury Mason Law License

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00927
Scope and Contents 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.

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...

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...

John R. Rutherfoord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R93
Scope and Contents Letters, 1888-1920, received by John R. Rutherfoord, an attorney in Richmond, Va. Most of the letters concern legal matters, but some are requests to endorse Rutherfoord for a judgeship in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court.

Archibald Stuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St7
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the Staunton Spectator May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.

Thomas Gregory Smith Law Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nla5
Scope and Contents Law journal, 1837-1856, of Thomas Gregory Smith of Petersburg, Virginiaa., summarizing his practice.