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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents

Identifier: MSS-0268
Overview Photocopies of court documents from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, regarding the estates of Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty
Dates: 1876-1890

Nicholas Hamner Cobbs paper

Identifier: MSS-0323
Abstract Document describing the provisions of Grandfather McClung's will, including the direct and contingency provisions to the Missionary Society and the Bishops Cobbs and Brownell for use in their diocese.
Dates: circa 1850

Elizabeth Cherry Weir Papers

Identifier: MSS-1538
Abstract This collection contains the will and estate papers of Mrs. Elizabeth Cherry Weir (d. 1821) of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama; letters to Pauline Jones Gandrud regarding the Cherry family genealogy; and and estate paper for John Warner of Tuscaloosa, 1824.
Dates: 1821 - 1960

Ann and Robert Selvidge Foster papers

Identifier: MSS-0531
Overview Primarily receipts and statements but the collection also includes Robert S. Foster’s will and a deed for 1,274 acres of land from the heirs of Robert S. Foster to Edmond L. Prince in 1859 for the sum of $19,110.00. Most of the statements are for the freight, wharfage, drayage, weighing and storage of cotton shipped by steamboats, and are listed for either Mrs. Ann Foster or the Estate of Robert S. Foster. Other receipts are for the purchase of clothing, books and magazine subscriptions.
Dates: 1833-1859

Francis Bugbee papers

Identifier: MSS-0228
Overview Consists principally of personal correspondence from Francis Bugbee's family and close friends concerning family and personal news. as well as genealogical materials relating to the Bugbee family and many other Massachusetts and Connecticut families. There is very little business correspondence or any information concerning his years as trustee, judge, or legislator.
Dates: 1818-1879; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1820

General Curtiss Estate Correspondence, 1871

 File — Box 4267.001: [1005680107], Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This file contains a business card and two letters, with envelopes. One letter is dated April 1, 1871, and was sent to Mr. E. C. Hines in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, from L. C. Castle in Memphis, Tennessee. The letter discusses the will of General Curtiss and the heirs of his estate; Castle was counsel to the executor of the will and had been communicating with George I. E. Carroll about the will. The other letter, dated October 16, 1871, is from Horatio Curtiss in Clinton, New York, to...
Dates: 1871

John Cocke Papers

Identifier: MSS-0328
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Dates: 1810-1899

Johnson Family papers

Identifier: MSS-0758
Overview This collection contains bills, family records, and wills of the Johnson family.
Dates: unknown

Patton and Steele Families genealogy

Identifier: MSS-1113
Abstract Record of Patton and Steele families. Photocopy of a book titled the "John Bunyan Book." Records of Dr. William Patton. Ancestors and descendants of Dr. William Patton, Green County, Alabama. Patton family letters (photocopies) and the will of Alexander Steele. Documents dealing with the genealogy of the Spencer and Nicholls families.
Dates: 1759 - 1890

T. A. Marshall Letter, 1861 March 13

 File — Box 4267.001: [1005680107], Folder: 30
Scope and Contents This file contains one letter from T. A. Marshall to a cousin in Louisvill[e]. The letter opens with a paragraph regarding the cousin's dower, but the bulk of it is devoted to the will of a Major Walls and the portion of it to go to the letter's recipient. Marshall suggests that the cousin take advice from someone near home who can learn the details of the case, as "my opinion is worth as little as that of other respectable lawyers."
Dates: 1861 March 13

Taylor versus Robinson bill of complaint

Identifier: MSS-1384
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.
Dates: Undated; post 1865

William Henderson Wood Journal and Will

Identifier: MSS-1571
Abstract A daily journal by and last will and testament of this Collinsville, DeKalb County, Alabama resident.
Dates: 1876 - 1885

William Richardson Last Will and Testament, 1839 July 31

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Richardson's last will and testament, dated July 31, 1838, which was witnessed by Richard A. Buckner, George W. Towles, Eliza Buckner, and Joshua L. Brents. The will is twelve pages long. It covers furniture, horses, saddles, house, lands, liquid assets, livestock, and enslaved persons. Some of the latter he freed, and over the remainder he set conditions by which his wife and heirs had to abide, including not selling those individuals to cover debts or moving them...
Dates: 1839 July 31