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Civil Procedure and Courts

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 372 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Chamblee deed of gift to Eliz Martha Strickland

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307446]
Identifier: MSS SC 958
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one holograph and a typescript copy. The document is the transferral of ownership of "a negro girl named Mary, aged 22", from Elizabeth Chamblee of Ware County, North Carolina to her granddaughter, Eliz Martha Strickland.

Dates: 1846

Woodruff J. Deem papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5911

The papers of Woodruff J. Deem. The papers include three groups: court and legal papers, educational papers, and miscellaneous papers. Court and legal papers include court transcripts and other legal papers, including Georgetown Law Review volumes. The educational papers include teacher evalutions, lecture notes, course syllabi, quiz keys, and other class papers. The miscellaneous papers include a poster, photographs, newspapers clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1824-1983

James Monroe depositions

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292116]
Identifier: Vault MSS 531
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten depositions. They concern a land dispute between John Copsey and Rees Pritchard. Each was attested and signed by Monroe.

Dates: 1803-1805

District Court indictment of William R. Albright

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319896]
Identifier: MSS SC 2168
Scope and Contents

Contains two handwritten indictments (4 pages) affirming that Albright was arrested for the murder of an Indian and was brought to before judge John Titus of the third district of Utah for the United States. Judge Titus signed both documents.

Dates: 1864

District of Columbia legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310275]
Identifier: MSS SC 1238
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed legal documents. One is a receipt dated 17 January 1814 for a bond payment of $500. The other is a testimony by a court clerk that William Crauch is a Justice of the Washington, D.C. circuit court.

Dates: 1804-1814

Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233289716]
Identifier: Vault MSS 408
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal documents including affidavits, writs, depositions, and decisions. The items relate to a suit brought by John W. Archer, a disaffected Strangite, against James J. Strang and John Cole in the summer of 1849 to recover a wagon Archer had consecrated to Strang's group. The case was heard in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Dates: 1849

Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4046
Scope and Contents

Collection includes two letters, one from Augustus C. Dodge and the other from George W. Jones, from 1853. The letters both recommend John F. Kinney for the position of Chief Justice over the Utah Territory, so that he might "exercise a wholesome influence over the Mormons".

Dates: 1853

Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1538
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, government documents, legal files and documents, notes, newspaper clippings, and other records documenting the activities of Dodge as a representative of the Menominee Tribe in their dealings with the United States government, between approximately 1945 and 1980. Deals especially with the issue of their termination as a recognized tribe in the 1960s and their restoration in the 1970s, as well as the legal case Menominee Indian Tribe v. United States that went to...
Dates: 1929-1979

James Duane Doty letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606602]
Identifier: MSS 3854
Scope and Contents

Letter was written by Doty in November 1861 to recommend Alexander L. Collins to serve as a judge in Wisconsin.

Dates: 1861 November 22

Rhoda R. Dougall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7975
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to a court case between Rhoda R. Dougall, representing her deceased husband, Hugh M. Dougall, Jr., and the G.S. Wood Mercantile Company. Dougall was represented in this case by Arthur V. Watkins. Materials include correspondence with him and the attorneys for Wood's company, abstracts of the case, court proceedings papers, and other documents. Dated 1937-1940.

Dates: 1937-1940