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Lawyers -- United States -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest L. Wilkinson biography, 1977-1980

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1000 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Contains drafts, notes, and correspondence related to Wilkinson's biography prepared by Wilkinson and Glenn V. Bird. Dated 1977-1980.

Dates: 1977-1980

Henry Johnson letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294187]
Identifier: Vault MSS 684
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. These items are dated between Feb. 26, 1860 and June 9, 1861 and are addressed to members of Johnson's family. Most of the letters concern Johnson's life and travels, especially his journey to California and his subsequent employment there as an attorney. He describes his trip through Panama to San Francisco, and makes several comments on his general impression of California both physically annd morally.

Dates: 1860-1861

William Louis Abbott letter, 1920s?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 7-8
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, composed on "New York Journal, W. R. Hearst" stationary, and dated June 26 of an unspecified year. Abbott writes to a "Mr. Walker," perhaps the American editor, John Brisben Walker (1847-1931). Abbott invites Walker to meet "a friend of mine, Clarence S. Darrow," at a luncheon when Walker is next in New York City. Abbot also comments on authors. "Hawthorne on the Indian plague is grimly fascinating, but Le Gallienne has not outdone Fitz Gerald."

Dates: 1920s?