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Legal documents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

Lambert, Miller, and White family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L476
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and business papers of the Lambert, Miller, and White family ranging from 1824 to 1968. The bulk of the correspondence is between the Lamberts, Millers, and Whites (1885-1932), but also includes many letters from the Saunders family in Iowa, Kentucky, and Washington (1895-1950). The collection also contains Paschal T. Lambert's reminiscences of his early childhood in Indiana (undated); family diaries (1897-1943); Oscar G. Miller's autograph...
Dates: 1824-1968

Lewis C. Robards collection

 Collection — Folder S2661
Identifier: S2661
Scope and Contents This collection includes a breach of contract lawsuit filed by Lewis C. Robards against George M. Clarke in Fayette County, Kentucky on March 15, 1849. Drawn up by Harrison & Hunt, the lawsuit alleged that Clarke knowingly sold Robards a slave that was not of sound body. The legal document has additional notations regarding costs dated March and September 1850. The collection also includes the original August 19, 1848 bill of sale signed by Clarke.
Dates: 1848-1850

Louis Wien, Jr. collection

 Collection — Folder S1401
Identifier: S1401
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents collected by Louis Wien, Jr. ranging from 1832 to 1918 and undated, including an "experience song" written for Thomas Whiteside on November 28, 1832; a January 23, 1841 deed signed by John W. Whiteside and William Hardy, both of Hancock County, Indiana; documents regarding penmanship by Benjamin Nixon and Nathan Earlywine (1843 and undated); rules of conduct and attendance list for school district no. 6, Shelby County, Indiana (1853-1854); William Vansickle vs...
Dates: 1832-1918, undated

Lucius C. Embree papers

 Collection
Identifier: L052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business, political, and personal papers of Elisha, James T., David F., and Lucius Embree ranging from 1800 to 1930. Elisha Embree's papers include receipts, accounts, land indentures, and other financial papers relating to his land and business interests; correspondence regarding his legal business in Princeton, Evansville, and other southwestern Indiana towns, including retained copies of Embree's letters and correspondence of his partners Samuel Hall and Charles...
Dates: 1800-1972

Luther A. Donnell court record

 Collection — Folder S3480
Identifier: S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Dates: 1848

Lynch Corporation collection

 Collection
Identifier: L521
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed legal documents with annotations, such as briefs, judgements, testimony, and exhibits, from the case, United States vs. Hartford-Empire Company et al., to which Lynch Corporation was a party, first brought before the Ohio District Court and then the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., ranging from 1942 to 1945, regarding an antitrust action.
Dates: 1942-1945

Mrs. Clay M. Ward collection

 Collection — Folder S1356
Identifier: S1356
Scope and Contents This collection contains two items: a estate legal document signed by Benjamin McWilliams, William Randolph, and John Tyler dated 1797 concerning the payment of debts for Saticia McWilliams, deceased; and a Confederate coupon bond for $500, issued May 1, 1864, at Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1797 & 1864

Philpott and Ludlow family papers

 Collection — Folder S0858
Identifier: S0858
Scope and Contents This collection contains three documents regarding a dispute over 1,016 pounds of crop tobacco between Elizabeth Philpott and Hugh Mitchell from Charles County, Maryland (1752-1754); a settlement document for the closing of Ross Smiley's business (May 29, 1820); a letter sent to John Philpott of Fayette County, Indiana from Richard A. Buckner of Greensburg, Kentucky inquiring if Philpott would like him to represent him in determining if he's entitled to part of the proceeds from an estate of a...
Dates: 1752-1909

Putnam County collection

 Collection — Folder S1688
Identifier: S1688
Scope and Contents The collection includes miscellaneous historical papers and documents of Putnam County, Indiana, including advertising cards from Russelville and Greencastle, Indiana; manuscripts and narratives about courthouses, African-American citizens in Greencastle, and various county personalities; handwritten legal documents, including land records, indentures, warrants, and estate papers (1831-1886); and a January 27, 1963 letter from Mrs. John R. Stevens to Mr. Guthrie regarding an article about a...
Dates: 1831-1886