Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85075742
Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Alexander Beaufort Meek papers
Overview Legal papers and correspondence, as well as photocopies of Meek's AB from the University of Alabama, and a commission as an attorney of the United States for Southern District of Alabama from James K. Polk (1846)
Perry County, Alabama, papers
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898
Ralph Wyckoff Libel Suit Legal Files
Overview The legal papers of the lawyer hire to represent the New York Times in defense of the libel suit stemming from an article by Harrison Salisbury , published on 12 April 1960, entitled "Fear and Hatred Grip Birmingham."
Dates: 1960 - 1964
Richard Varick Petition to Congress, 1829 September 29
File — Box 4257.001: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Petition to Congress written by several members of the "Committee of Petitioners in the City of New York." The main concern of the petition is "to prevent the transportation of the mail on the Sabbath and the keeping open of post-offices on that holy day." The petition is a mixture of handwritten and typed concerns
Dates: 1829 September 29
Septimus D. Cabaniss papers
Abstract Legal and personal papers of the Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, attorney, S.D. Cabaniss, who served as executor for the estate of Samuel Townsend. Also includes materials of other Huntsville attorneys and of the S.D. Cabaniss family.
Captain Slick collection
Overview Numerous legal papers pertaining to the slander case of John Berry versus James Latham, in Jackson and Madison Counties, Alabama, 1830-34, and that of Alanson Huff versus Cowart et al., Madison County, 1831-1833. These appear to have been collected by James W. Bragg for a paper delivered to the Alabama Historical Association in 1957. A photocopy of Bragg's paper, "Captain Slick, Arbiter of Early Alabama Morals," and another by Jack K. Williams, "Crime and Punishment in Alabama, 1819-1940" are...
Carolyn C. Smith papers
Overview Legal papers concerning property owned by Smith's father
James Q. Smith papers
Overview Contains a certificate from the Marion Military Institute, 1898, letters of correspondence 1892 -1939, financial receipts, newspaper clippings, telegrams 1918, legal documents from his election time period as Attorney General of Alabama 1918-1930, personal papers, notes and remarks as his time as judge 1930-1940's.
St. John family papers
Overview Legal papers related to property, as well as personal and business letters
Marlin Thrasher Papers
Overview Legal documents and receipts, primarily from Fayette and Lamar Counties of west Alabama, covering much of the nineteenth century.
Tuscumbia, Courtland, and Decatur Railroad records
Overview Legal papers from the Mississippi Circuit Court and an Annual Report for the company from 1836
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division, Confederate veterans' documents
Overview Typescript copies of legal and financial documents filed in Arkansas between 1848 and 1873, as well as typescript copies of letters, diaries, and military service accounts written primarily by Confederate soldiers. The legal documents are mainly deeds of conveyance, tax records, and deeds for swampland.
William and Crawford L. Brown family papers
Overview Documents relating to the Mississippi and Alabama plantations of the Brown family, including bills of sale for slaves; receipts for tool repair, clothing, dry goods; tax receipts listing the number of slaves; business letters; and various legal agreements and other court documents.
Woodward Family Papers
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950