Found 113 collections related to Lawyers

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
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
Lemkin, Raphae͏̈l, 1900-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1730
2 linear feet (5 boxes); 5 microfilm reels
Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), a Polish-born lawyer who coined the term "genocide", emigrated to the U.S. in 1941 and devoted his life to the crusade for the international adoption of the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime... more
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 183
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937) was an American lawyer, political leader and United States Secretary of War during World War I. Collection consists of letters from Baker to Thomas J. Howells of Pittsburgh, Pa., written from Cleveland, Ohio, during... 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
Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3148
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Collection... more
Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 774
.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawyer, railroad executive, and U.S. Senator from New York. His papers consist primarily of correspondence sent and received between 1880-1925. The collection contains correspondence and autographs... more
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1396
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
David Bennett Hill (1843-1910), an American lawyer and politician, served as governor of New York from 1885 to 1891 and U.S. senator from 1891 to 1897. He was also president of the New York State Bar Association. Collection consists of... more
Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1288
9 linear feet (21 boxes and 3 v.)
Bolton Hall (1854-1938) was an American lawyer and author. He prepared the expurgated text of the King James version of the Bible (called The Living Bible) in addition to writing and speaking on topics such as social reform and political economy.... more
Sulzer, William, 1863-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2927
1 box
Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. representative, and governor of New York. Materials removed from two scrapbooks include correspondence (mostly letters received), ca. 1906-1931, largely concerned with Sulzer's mining interests in the West and... more
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1871
79.6 linear feet (86 boxes)
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), American radical congressman, New York City lawyer and politician, was a protege of Fiorello H. LaGuardia in whose law firm he became a law clerk. He made his political debut in 1924 when he managed LaGuardia's... more
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... 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
Cockran, William Bourke, 1854-1923
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 582
17.5 linear feet (43 boxes)
The collection consists of the papers of William Bourke Cockran, Irish born American lawyer, member of Congress, Democratic Party politician, and noted orator.
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more
Schroeder, Theodore, 1864-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2696
3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Theodore Albert Schroeder (1864-1953) was an American lawyer, author and specialist in evolutionary psychology. When he lived in Salt Lake City he became an expert on the Mormon religion. After moving to New York City to pursue his legal career,... more
Grosvenor, Thomas, 1744-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1260
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Thomas Grosvenor (1744-1825), a lawyer, was a Revolutionary War officer and public official of Pomfret, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, military records and diary. Commonplace book, 1779-1783, contains records of Connecticut... 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
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
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
Johnson, William, 1771-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17952
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two letters from South Carolina jurist William Johnson to Albany, New York, attorney William Pitt Beers discussing legal matters
Forster, Henry Atherton, 1868-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1048
4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Henry Atherton Forster (1868-1932) was a lawyer and historian in New York City. Collection consists of Forster's correspondence, questionnaires and scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Correspondence, 1916-1932, is with prominent American and foreign... more
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1334
5 linear feet (8 boxes, 13 v.)
Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others. He was born in Paris but studied and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. He returned to Paris in 1869 where he set... more