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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
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
Radcliff, Peter W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2516
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the law register for the Dutchess County Court of Common Pleas from May 1, 1801, to March 1802, and for the New York Mayor's Court from May 1, 1802, to November 1811. Peter W. Radcliff, a Dutchess County lawyer, kept the... more
New York (N.Y.). Mayor's Court
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2154
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains miscellaneous legal documents relating to the New York City Mayor's Court. These include court decisions and various outcomes of legal disputes
United States. District Court (New York : Southern District)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3091
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection is comprised of court records related to the United States District Court, New York, Southern District's investigation into the sinking of the steamship Vestris on November 12, 1928. Included are the stenographer's minutes for the... more
Edwards, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4361
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of correspondence and vital records belonging to John Edwards, scale and beam maker of New York City. Correspondence relates to family matters; vital records include a marriage certificate witnessed by Edwards, and his last... 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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4302
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of various legal documents relating to the estate of the Curry family of New York City and Westchester County, New York, including deeds and indentures for properties in Manhattan owned by or bequeathed to various members... more
Franklin, William, 1731-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4388
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various documents created or endorsed by William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, in his capacity as Royal Governor of New Jersey, including a warrant for a provincial treasurer's salary; a marriage license, a law license, a request to pardon... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18708
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Will of Philip Minthorne, 1756 (typed transcript), and papers, 1778-1896, relating to the estates of Stephen Richards, Thomas Randall, Robert R. Randall, and others, as well as other documents relating to the background and proceedings of the case... more
Maria Theresa, 1717-1780 -- Empress of Austria
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17882
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two documents signed and sealed by Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria: an order directing that all Jews be excluded from all military fortifications in Hungry and Bohemia dated 1753, and a legal document relating to the delivery of mail dated 1772.
Rivington, James, 1724-1802
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4600
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, bills, receipts, and legal papers of New York City bookseller and publisher James Rivington pertaining to his bookselling business. A rew items represent his work on the New-York Gazetteer.
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
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
Johnson, William, 1715-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4469
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of correspondence and other material by or relating to Sir William Johnson, who served as British Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the northern colonies. Correspondence includes a 1766 letter from General Eyre Massey, a... more
Howard, Clinton C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19067
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Material pertaining to dental education in the southeast, and relating to an investigation of into the practices of the Atlanta-Southern Dental College Corporation, and the lawsuit stemming from the investigation
Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Grimké, John Fauchereaud 1752-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4427
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The miscellany consists of incoming letters to South Carolina jurist John Faucheraud Grimké discussing both legal and social matters; a 1789 subpoena signed by Grimké in his capacity as Justice of South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas and General... more
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4445
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and papers of American attorney, planter and politician Patrick Henry, including deeds and a law license signed by Henry as Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a 1786 letter to Thomas Madison, and several receipts
Lane, Jared
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3783
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Miscellaneous papers of Jared Lane of Rhinebeck, New York, and Sharon, Connecticut, including a 1776 bond of Ebeneezer Trumble to Lane; specifications for a house to be built for Lane in Sharon in 1790 and a contract with the builder, John Couch;... more
Hall, D. A. (David A.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4432
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist mainly of letters to Washington, D. C., attorney David A. Hall mainly relating to legal matters and District of Columbia lands. Also included are indentures pertaining to real property in the District of Columbia, and two... more
Smith, James Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2786
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is the law register of James Scott Smith, a lawyer from Haverstraw, New York. The register documents court proceedings in Rockland County and New York City
Kent, James, 1763-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1636
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is comprised of Justice James Kent's records concerning the case The People of the State of New York v. Harry Croswell (1804). Journalist Harry Croswell was charged for criminal libel for his statements against President Thomas... more
New York (Colony). Court of Vice Admiralty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2230
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The colonial Courts of Vice Admiralty were branches of the High Court of Admiralty in London, upholding British maritime law by power of royal prerogative. Vice-Admiralty courts, acting without juries, dealt with such cases as claims for salvage... more
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4524
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) served as a major general in the Continental Army, as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and was appointed customs collector for the Port of Boston in 1789. The papers consist predominantly of letters sent by... more
Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4594
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers, including correspondence, council resolutions, autographs, and a deposition taken by Joseph Reed (1741-1785), American jurist and president of Pennsylvania. Papers relate to legal cases and to his official business with the Continental... more
Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4669
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an American soldier, lawyer, and judge. He served briefly as a U. S. senator for Georgia in Congress, was Chief Justice of Georgia and also a justice of the Superior Court, and was... more
Rice, Alfred, 1907-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18572
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Hemingway legal files collection contains the records of Hemingway's lawyers, Maurice J. Speiser (1929-1948) and Alfred Rice (1947-1969). The papers include letters, contracts, and documents concerning foreign and domestic licensing of... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1297
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Hamilton (1754-1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, lawyer and statesman. He served as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795. The Alexander Hamilton papers, dated 1775-1804, primarily consist of letters and... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17802
138.47 linear feet (344 boxes)
The New York Times Company Records: General files document many aspects of The New York Times Company, the newspapers it publishes (most significantly The New York Times but also The Chattanooga Times and other regional and international... more
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