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Scope and Contents The practice of Long and Sadler, as documented in this collection, was characteristic of legal work in a small town in the early twentieth century. The cases are virtually all civil, primarily trusts and estates, real estate, insurance, torts, and divorce. From the earliest period of Long's practice, there are very few documents: one case file, two bound abstracts of title, and a ledger book dating from the early 1900s. After 1914, Long's time was apparently taken up primarily by his duties as...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1913-1967
Identifier: MSS -79-6
Scope and Contents The Duke Law Firm papers are stored in 232 boxes (108.5 linear ft.) dating from 1854-1956. They provide extensive documentation of a small-town family practice. Since the insurance business and the Dukes' family business affairs were handled in the same office as the law practice, these files have remained with the legal files. The family correspondence found with these papers was transferred to Special Collections in Alderman Library. The collection documents details the activities in the...
- Subject: Charlottesville (Va.) -- History -- 20th century X