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Collection of Case Papers of the Scottish Court of Session

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2015-01
Abstract The University of Virginia Law Library's collection of Scottish Court of Session Papers consists of printed and formerly bound case materials presented before the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, from 1759 to 1834. As a court of appeal and of first instance, the Court of Session in this period held jurisdiction over contract and commercial cases, matters of succession and land ownership, divorce proceedings, intellectual property and copyright disputes, and contested...
Dates: 1757 - 1834

Inventory of the Papers of Gordon M. Buck

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -88-2
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1940; 1881 - 1956

Miscellaneous English and American Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-79-12
Abstract 17th and 18th century English and American miscellaneous legal documents.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1559 - 1847

Papers of James L. Skerritt

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-80-3
Abstract Professional legal files (1935-1974) regarding the claims of Thomas Smidt and Richard H. Strongman with property in Germany at the time of their deaths in 1940. Also files of H. P. James, John J. Slater and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
Dates: 1910-1978 (bulk 1935-1974)

Christine Smith Files Concerning Conservation of the Wills of George Washington and Martha Washington

 File
Identifier: MSS 16289
Scope and Contents Note The Christine Smith Conservation files (1945-2016; 2.69 cubic feet) concern the conservation of the wills of George Washington and Martha Washington. The files contain slide photographs of each page of each will, usually with additional detail photos. Each set of before-treatment slides represents the wills as they appeared in 1998, approximately nine decades after manuscript restorer William Berwick preserved them; the after-treatment slides document the appearance of each will in 2003....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-2016

The Papers of John Ritchie III

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -78-11
Abstract Collection of miscellaneous professional papers, mainly of correspondence concerning legal education and the publication of his texts on Decedents’ States and Trusts and the history of the University of Virginia School of Law: The One Hundred Years. Also, there are files related to his deanships at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University, and some memorabilia.
Dates: 1971 - 1988

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850 (1875-1900) - 1914

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -88-1
Abstract Legal papers (1832-1914) from the probate and property law practice of English solicitors John Merritt Shugar and Arthur William Vaisey, 1850-1914. Includes conveyances, enfranchisements, indentures, title abstracts, wills and related correspondence. The papers concern client transactions in the village of Tring and the towns of Berkhamstead and Hemel Hempstead in western Hertfordshire.
Dates: 1832-1914

Will and Testament of Joseph Bonner On Board Ship Hardwicke, 1745

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-92-3
Abstract Eighteenth century will.
Dates: 1745

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