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Dewey, Chauncey, 1796-1880


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Shotwell Collection, 1823-1836; 1842-1888; Cadiz, Ohio

Identifier: MSS-98-6
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This collection contains a bound lawyer's docket book, with entries from 1823 to 1836 and from 1842 to 1888, both indexed. The earliest entries are likely from the law office of Chauncey Dewey in Cadiz, Ohio, during his association with Steubenville lawyer Benjamin Tappan. The later entries are first from the law office of Dewey & Shotwell, a partnership between Chauncey Dewey and Stuart B. Shotwell, also in Cadiz. Dewey retired from the...