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Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4657
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consist of confidential letters from U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and acting Secretary John L. Cadwalader to District Attorney B.K. Phelps in New York concerning Tweed's apprehension and return from Spain, 1876, and two letters... more
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
Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 13659
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Cruse Murphy (1810-1882) was an American lawyer, politician and historian. His papers consist mainly of correspondence with various lawyers, jurists, and statesmen; and correspondence with members of the board of the Brooklyn, Flatbush and... more
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
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
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4463
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various papers of Robert Green Ingersoll, the American politician and orator frequently called "The Great Agnostic," including brief letters, photographs, autographs, and ephemera relating to his lectures. Also present is material relating to the... more
Kiddle, Henry, 1824-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1643
.4 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence, diplomas, stock certificates, and legal papers belonging to Henry Kiddle, teacher and superintendent of New York City schools, and his descendants, Alfred W. and A. M. F. Kiddle, as well as Orr family relatives, and papers relating... 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
Hagner, Alexander Burton, 1826-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1279
1 box
Attorney and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia from 1879 to 1903. Papers consist of legal correspondence of Alexander B. Hagner of the law firm Randall & Hagner, Annapolis, Md.; a few family letters, 1852-1878; his... more
Wilhelm, A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3326
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of A. Wilhelm, a Pennsylvania attorney. Includes letters related to real estate holdings in the vicinity of Cornwall and Lebanon, Pennsylvania of Mrs. Anne C. Alden of Cornwall, for whom Wilhelm was attorney, as well as letters... more
Wilhelm, A
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
A. Wilhelm was a lawyer in Pennsylvania. Collection consists of Wilhelm's letters relating to real estate holdings in the vicinity of Cornwall and Lebanon, Pa., of his client Anne C. Alden. Also, letters to McKim, Mead & White, architects in New... more
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles O'Conor was an American lawyer and compatriot of Samuel J. Tilden. He played a prominent role in the prosecution of William M. "Boss" Tweed and members of the Tweed Ring. His papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including letters to... more
Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
Carstarphen, Frank E. (Frank Ellice), 1871-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 482
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Ellice Carstarphen (1871-1952), a lawyer who specialized in criminal law, held public office in Colorado and New York and actively campaigned for the Democratic Party. He also wrote stage adaptations of novels. Collection consists of... more
Wehrmann, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3264
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
George Wehrmann was a Counsellor at Law, probably of New York City. This volume contains a record of his cases from January 7, 1891 through October 5, 1899, with shorthand entries, apparently about business matters, and miscellaneous material... 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.
Robinson, Herman Foster, d. 1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2591
.75 linear feet (5 v.)
Herman Foster Robinson (d. 1903) was a lawyer of New York City. Collection consists of Robinson's notebooks and other papers. Notebooks contain history and law notes from Columbia and Harvard universities. Also, record of law case, account book,... more
Marsh, Luther R. (Luther Rawson), 1813-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1880
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Luther Rawson Marsh (1813-1902) was Daniel Webster's law partner. Collection consists of scrapbook containing mostly newspaper clippings concerning Marsh's lectures about Daniel Webster, spiritualism, political and social events, and other topics.... more
Hackett, John Keteltas, 1821-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1274
.2 linear feet (1 box)
John Keteltas Hackett was a lawyer in San Francisco and New York. Collection consists of letters concerning Hackett's law business in San Francisco while he was a member of the firm of Hackett and Judah; his New York law practice; dramatic... 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.
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
Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 594
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Ashley Trimble Cole (1876-1965) was a lawyer in New York City who was active in both city and state politics. He served on the New York State Racing Commission and was a member of the New York State World's Fair Commission from 1936 to 1941.... 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
Genet, Geo. Clinton (George Clinton)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22959
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Cash book, 1860 January 1-1871 December 23, of George Clinton Genet (1824-1904), a prosperous American lawyer residing in New York City and Rensselaer County, New York. He was the son of Edmond Charles Genet (1763-1834), known as “Citizen Genet,”... more
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