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Lawyers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85075351

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A. Mercer Daniel Photographic Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-003
Scope and Contents This collection is a personal photo album created by A. Mercer Daniel, a law librarian and the first African American member of the American Association of Law Libraries, documenting the 1910s–1960s with an emphasis on the 1930s. There are 216 photographs on 114 pages, mostly black and white and some sepia; most inserted into corner mounts, the rest adhesive mounted. Most photographs measure 2 ¼” x 3” to 5 ½” x 3 ½”, all are captioned. 22 photographs lacking from album and 2 with surface loss...
Dates: 1910 - 1960

Alabama Circuit Court, 17th District, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0055
Overview A collection of court records from the Alabama Circuit Court's 17th District, including minutes and trial, appearance, and subpoena dockets, 1815-1835.
Dates: 1815-1835

Alabama Circuit Court, 23rd District, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0056
Overview Primarily records of suits for debt, arranged chronologically, by circuit court and county court, including judge's dockets.
Dates: 1809-1926

Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0081
Overview Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Dates: 1974-1986

William Pitt Ballinger diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0104
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Dates: 1864-1868

Barton and Stewart law firm records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0121
Abstract Daybook and docket, 1827-32, of this Tuscaloosa law firm.
Dates: 1827-1832; Majority of material found within 1827 - 1829

Maria E. Chandler and H. R. Garner Cotton Claims Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4128
Overview Handwritten and typescript documents - correspondence, affidavits, etc. - relating to two southern clients of the New York lawyer Quinton Corwine, dealing with compensation due them for cotton seized by federal agents during the Reconstruction period
Dates: 1864-1898

Edwin H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0001
Abstract Files relating to the "Alabama Claims" handled by this Boston attorney concerning damage inflicted by the Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Shenandoah during the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: circa 1873-1883

William Y. Gholson Legal Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4130
Overview Two pocket ledgers listing the cases and clients from Memphis, to Mobile, to New Orleans, of this Pontotoc, Mississippi, lawyer, from 1839-1842
Dates: 1839-1842

Rachel Duke Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0455
Overview A photocopy of a typed draft of the manuscript of a biography of Judge Peter J. Hamilton written by his youngest daughter, Rachel Duke Hamilton Cannon (sometimes noted as Rachel-Duke).
Dates: circa 1950

Hestor L. Stevens Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4237
Overview The collection consists of twelve letters written by Hestor L. Stevens (1803-1864), a representative from Michigan, detailing his law business in Washington, DC, during the election of 1860 and the beginning of the Civil War.
Dates: 1860 - 1861

Isaiah Garrett Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4231
Overview A business ledger belonging to Isaiah Garrett (1812-1874)--a lawyer, politician, and plantation owner in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. The ledger contains entries on 326 pages, in which both Mr. Garrett’s legal practice and his plantation are covered.
Dates: 1838 - 1861

O.M. Roberts reminiscences while a student of the University of Alabama

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1199
Abstract Contains a bound, typewritten recollection of this Texas governor's life as a student of the University of Alabama, 1833-1836. He presented this to the Erosophic Society of the University of Alabama in 1892. The work includes a photograph of a painting of him in approximately 1835.
Dates: 1892

Septimus D. Cabaniss papers

 Collection
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

Captain Slick collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0274
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...
Dates: 1830-1834

Edward Devereaux Smith manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1285
Abstract A manuscript titled "A Telephone Rate Case," (subsequently published by Public Utilities Reports, Inc., Washington DC, in 1941), intended to provide material to help lawyers understand the background, existing state of, and rules involved in deciding public utilities rare cases.
Dates: 1941

Jonas Spiro Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1326
Overview Spiro's University of Alabama diploma and his Bar certificate
Dates: unknown