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John W. Stephenson Private Accounts, 1874-1886, Warm Springs, Va [Ledger]

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-85-8
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This ledger was purchased from Alderman Library in June of 1985. It consists of one volume divided in what appear to be client accounts, and some subdivisions titled: “Commissioner in Chancery,” Cash Account (General), Cash Account (Individual).

Letter from Frank T. Glasgow to Frank Gilmer

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Identifier: MSS -01-1
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT Letter from Frank T. Glasgow, an attorney from Lexington, Va. to Frank Gilmer of Charlottesville, Va.

License to Practice Law in Virginia issued to John Douglas Simms in 1808

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-97-7
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This collection contains the license to practice law issued to John Douglas Simms on October 10, 1808. It was signed by Archibald Stuart, Robert White, Jr. and [? Holmes], Judges of the General Court of Virginia.

Practice Record Book of Thomas D. Ranson, 1884-1912

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-97-9
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This book contains a name index in the front; numbered pages are headed by client name; dates are given in the left margin and action or activity described to the right of them. Entries cease after page 189.

The Homan W. Walsh Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -78-5
Scope and Contents This collection contains 34 handwritten diaries written by Homan W. Walsh, a Charlottesville lawyer, spanning the years 1930-1963. These diaries contain Mr. Walsh daily plans and some observations on different topics.

The Law Office Papers of William F. Long and R. Watson Sadler

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-88-3
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...

The Papers of Duke and Duke

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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...

The Papers of Ernest L. Folk III

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Identifier: MSS-90-2
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT The Folk collection is comprised of three cartons of professional correspondence; working files concerning consulting work; drafts, notes, etc., for articles; and a few folders regarding his home in Ivy. There is one carton of assorted teaching materials concerning law and the arts.