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Varick, Richard, 1753-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4664
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists of signed documents and miscellaneous correspondence, 1770-1831, of Richard Varick (1753-1831), an American attorney, Revolutionary War soldier, politician, and Mayor of the City of New York from 1789-1801. Most items are... more
Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4674
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virginia lawyer Bushrod Washington (1762-1829) was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and a nephew of President George Washington. He inherited the estate of Mount Vernon upon Washington's death. The collection consists of letters... more
Sherman, Roger Minot, 1733-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4226
21 items (1 folder)
Lawyer and judge of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Letters received by Sherman relating to his law practice and to politics.
Morris family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2062
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Morris family lived in Morrisania, New York, N.Y. Collection consists of correspondence, land papers, accounts, and other papers of James Morris, counselor at law and sheriff of the city and county of New York; Thomas Morris; William H.... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Bartlett, Sidney, 1799-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 225
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Sidney Bartlett (1799-1889) was a lawyer in Boston, Mass. Collection consists of correspondence on professional matters including references to George D'Wolf, uncle of Herman Melville, and to the lawsuit of Gould v. Gould in regard to the... more
Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4360
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry W. Edwards (1779-1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, and later Governor of Connecticut. The papers consist largely of letters from Edwards to Jedidiah Huntington and Thomas U. Cushing during their service... more
Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1726
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten copies of letters written by Algernon Sidney (pseudonym of Benjamin W. Leigh) to the Richmond (Va.) Enquirer in May-June 1821 relating to the case of Cohens v. Virginia
Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4342
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Daniel Stevens Dickinson (1800-1866) was a New York politician, most notable as a United States Senator from 1844 to 1851. The letters in the collection were written by Dickinson to various parties, including President Andrew Johnson, Kansas... more
Cranch, William, 1769-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence and legal papers belonging to American lawyer and jurist William Cranch. Correspondence dates from 1794 to 1831, with much of it relating to his real estate and land speculation activities and resultant... more
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters written by American lawyer and statesman Henry Dilwood Gilpin to various individuals relating to legal matters
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4373
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and legal documents belonging to American lawyer and legal scholar David Hoffman of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters concern both personal and professional matters, including the publication of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study, and sales... more
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... more
Harison, Richard, 1747-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4437
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and documents pertaining to the law practice of New York lawyer and politician Richard Harison (1747-1829). Material includes outgoing letters to fellow attorneys; notes on cases; opinions; and case abstracts. Also present are... more
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4105
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Burr (1756-1836) was a Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, United States Senator, and third Vice-President of the United States. Collection consists of miscellaneous letters to and from Aaron Burr, and documents signed by him, 1780-1835,... more
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1411
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
David Hoffman (1784-1854) was a lawyer in Baltimore, MD, and a professor of law at the University of Maryland.
Hunter, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17891
1 v
William Hunter was an attorney. The brig John, Richard Barker, master, sailed from Charleston 18 June [1807?] for Cádiz, Spain, a blockaded port. The brig was seized by a British squadron under the command of Sir Richard Bickerton, and... more
Hubbard, Elijah, 1745-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1451
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Elijah Hubbard (1745-1808) was a lawyer and merchant of Middletown and New London, Connecticut. Collection consists of mercantile correspondence; land and legal papers including deeds to property in Middletown, Enfield and Stafford, Conn.,... more
Hall family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1290
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence of John Hall, Sr., of Ellington, Conn., and his sons Edward, Junius and John Hall, Jr., relating to village and family affairs, the school conducted by John Hall, Sr., his efforts at publishing a book and its... more
Metcalfe, Henry Bleeker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1977
2 boxes
Henry Bleeker Metcalfe was an attorney in Staten Island, New York. Legal papers and documents, collected primarily while prosecuting attorney and county judge, Richmond County, New York. Includes land papers, leases, mortgages, conveyances, etc.
Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 958
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831) was a lawyer and philanthropist of Charlestown, Mass. Collection consists of Evarts's account books recording personal and domestic receipts and expenditures; and accounts in connection with his duties and travels as... more
Kent family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1635
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of letters from Moody Kent, lawyer of Pembroke, N.H., to his brother Paul Kent, of Newburyport, Mass., and to Paul's daughters, chiefly on family and local matters. Letters to Paul include discussions of ownership of Kent... more
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 828
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Rood Doolittle (1815-1897) was a lawyer, judge and United States senator from Wisconsin, 1857-1869. Collection consists of Doolittle's correspondence relating to professional matters. Also, miscellaneous clippings and ephemera.
Holmes, John, 1773-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1423
.3 linear feet (1 box)
John Holmes (1773-1843), lawyer, was a United States Senator from York County, Maine. Collection consists of correspondence relating to family affairs, politics during Holmes's service as senator, his law practice, the cotton industry, Maine state... more
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1299
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca.... more
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
Jones, Alfred Goldsborough
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1585
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Alfred Goldsborough Jones was a lawyer in New York City. His journals cover the period of 6 June 1840 to 27 November, 1867, and give some account of his education at Columbia and Harvard, circa 1840-1843; his legal training and practice of law;... more
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4484
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Miscellaneous items by or relating to Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and poet. Includes a German manuscript translation of the Star Spangled Banner made in 1870 by Isidor Kann; an 1808 receipt signed by Key; a brief 1835 letter relating to a... more
Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4659
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
William Peter Van Ness (1778-1826) of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York and New York City was a lawyer, U.S. District Court judge, author, and Columbia College graduate. He was active in Democratic-Republican politics and served as Aaron... more