Legal

Manuscript Collections

The Allegany County, Maryland Court Warrants and Summons collection dates to 1731 and 1797. Court summons and warrants for persons such as William and Elizabeth Koilie, Robert Brett, John Taylor, and others are included.

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This collection consists of a single, 16x27.5 double-sided page of deeds of partition and conveyance of lands (other than deeds of trust made to secure the payment of debts) in the county of Alleghany, Virginia during the year 1872.

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This collection includes legal documents of Archibald Mains (A.M.) Kitzmiller of Harpers Ferry, Virginia including an original 1847 promissory note for ten dollars, and a summons for Kitzmiller to appear because of non-payment of this debt in 1851.

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This collection includes two orders from a Justice of County Court to the Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia to summons two men to court in March 1856.

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The Bennett Cook Papers contains a handwritten paper in which Bennett testifies in a lawsuit between Colonel Hugh Phelps of Wood County, Virginia and William Skinner. It is signed by Joseph Cook, Justice of the Peace in Wood County, Virginia, December 10, 1803.

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This collection consists of a two-page handwritten order to the sheriff of Burke County, North Carolina to seize seventeen slaves of William McKeson, Henry O'Neil, Thomas G. Walton and N.W. Woodfin for payment of a debt of $1848.34 to E.E. Greenlee, dated August 12, 1861. The slaves were seized November 16, 1861.

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This is a letter from Camden Sommers, Clarksburg, West Virginia, on 'The County Mail and Advertiser' letterhead to Robert M. Ramsburg, Frederick City, MD, dated November 18, 1897.

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