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Taylor versus Robinson bill of complaint

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1384

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a bBill of complaint with appended exhibits in the case of Taylor vs. Robinson. The suit involved the alleged misuse or misappropriation of monies and property by the administrator of the estate of Byrd Brandon. Among the exhibits are copies of Brandon's last will and testament and inventories of his estate, including slaves.

Dates

  • Undated; post 1865

Biographical/Historical note

Byrd Brandon, 1800-1838, was a lawyer in Huntsville, Alabama. He came with his family to Huntsville from Tennessee while in his teens. He studied law under Clement Comer Clay, Jr., and was admitted to the bar in 1822. He served as United States attorney for the northern district of Alabama for seven years.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 item, 61 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bill of complaint with appended exhibits in the case of Taylor vs. Robinson, involving the alleged misuse or misappropriation of monies and property by the administrator of the estate of Byrd Brandon.

Provenance

Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 1990

General

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Source

Title
Guide to the Taylor versus Robinson bill of complaint
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500