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Sheriffs papers


Sub-series Description

The Sheriff's Papers series contains incoming correspondence to Foster Mark Kirksey as sheriff, including correspondence relating to the guardianship of Harry and Josephine Mason, the estate of H. M. Knowles, the "Bank Cases" (Attempting to collect the debts of the State Bank, defunct since 1837), legal documents, lists of fees, bills and receipts, and witness tickets. There are also 3 volumes of execution dockets, including one from Foster Mark Kirksey's predecessor, Stephen F. Hale.


  • 1836 - 1909

Container Summary

383 items


From the Collection: 15.0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

383 items


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266