Perkins & Perkins Law Firm Records
Scope and Contents
In addition, some legal correspondence and documents represent the service of George Perkins as attorney for the City of Charlottesville, 1904-1916. There is very little personal correspondence or documents in these records.
- Majority of material found in 1751, 1835-1920
- Perkins, George, 1847-1918 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
George Perkins was joined in his law practice by his son, W. Allan Perkins (1880-1960), soon after Allan studied law at the University of Virginia and graduated around 1903. W. Allan Perkins was married to Lizzie Hazlehurst Bolton Perkins and their children were Hazelhurst Bolton Perkins (1911-1923) and William Allen Perkins, Jr. (1925-2014). Allan Perkins also represented the University of Virgina as an attorney from about 1915-1952, was Treasurer of the University Alumni Association, served on the Charlottesville School Board and was a director of the Farmington Country Club.
18.5 Cubic Feet (36 legal document boxes, 12 ledgers and one small oversize folder (14" x 18'))
Language of Materials
The legal correspondence is arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent or the company name. All the years of each correspondent have been gathered and filed together.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Broadside for public auction sale of "Nimrod Hall," near Millboro, Bath County, Virginia, May 4, 1899
Broadside for Sheriff’s Sale at Public Auction, Crozet, Albemarle County, March 17, 1908, to satisfy a legal suit between M.R. and Polly Graves v Virginia Ginseng Company, for Sheriff L.C. Watts.
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States