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Legal documents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Lackey papers

Identifier: MSS-1780
Abstract Five legal documents, dated 1821-67, from or about Lawrence County, Alabama, three of which pertain to John. S. Lackey.
Dates: 1821-67

Private W. N. Landrun papers

Identifier: MSS-3467
Overview Military charges and specifications against Private W. N. Landrun of the Tenth Alabama Regulars, 1863
Dates: 1863 March 17

Cabot Lull papers

Identifier: MSS-0884
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.
Dates: 1816-1935; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1912

Edward F. McCrossin papers

Identifier: MSS-0950
Overview Contains personal papers and company records.
Dates: Unknown

Alexander Beaufort Meek papers

Identifier: MSS-0973
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)
Dates: 1833-1866

Perry County, Alabama, papers

Identifier: MSS-0139
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

Peter Brannon papers

Identifier: W-0009
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Dates: 1900-1966

Ralph Wyckoff Libel Suit Legal Files

Identifier: MSS-3636
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: [1006214226], 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

Identifier: MSS-0252
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.
Dates: 1820-1937

Carolyn C. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS-1284
Overview Legal papers concerning property owned by Smith's father
Dates: unknown

James Q. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS-1290
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.
Dates: unknown

St. John family papers

Identifier: MSS-1330
Overview Legal papers related to property, as well as personal and business letters
Dates: 1852-1907

State v. Orr and Stovall Depositions

Identifier: MSS-1338
Abstract Unsigned depositions of James B. Tatom and Dr. Henry Pendleton regarding the death of a slave, Jerry, belonging to John Tatom. Location unknown.
Dates: 1848

Stephen N. Noble Legal Papers

Identifier: MSS-1050
Abstract Deeds for land in Calhoun County, Alabama, a United States Land Office document, and West Anniston Land and Improvement Company deeds. The collection also contains administrator's records for Stephen Noble Sr. and papers pertaining to land in Haralson County, Georgia.
Dates: 1888 - 1911

Thomas S. Jordan Papers

Identifier: MSS-0791
Abstract Papers of this Birmingham, Alabama, dentist and his family.
Dates: 1884 - 1928

Marlin Thrasher Papers

Identifier: MSS-4107
Overview Legal documents and receipts, primarily from Fayette and Lamar Counties of west Alabama, covering much of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1837-1905

Tuscumbia, Courtland, and Decatur Railroad records

Identifier: MSS-1444
Overview Legal papers from the Mississippi Circuit Court and an Annual Report for the company from 1836
Dates: 1836-1845

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division, Confederate veterans' documents

Identifier: W-0034
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.
Dates: 1848-1941

Wilcox County, Alabama Court Records

Identifier: MSS-1554
Abstract This collection consists of a bound volume, containing a listing of cases, judgements, commissions, and fees for the county, circuit, and chancery courts in Monroe, Montgomery, Mobile, and Wilcox counties, with the bulk of entries relating to Wilcox Count. Also contains entries from the Wilcox County Circuit Court execution docket, 1840-1844.
Dates: 1841 - 1844

William and Crawford L. Brown family papers

Identifier: MSS-3759
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.
Dates: 1834-1861

Woodward Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-1577
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