Slavery--United States--History--19th Century
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection of legal documents concerns Roger B. Taney’s law practice in Frederick, Maryland between 1805 and 1818. Of special note are the cases concerning enslaved people.
The George Washington Lewis papers consists chiefly of correspondence to and from George Washington Lewis and between other family members, but also includes a few photographs of the Lewis family and the homes of "Claymont", "Shellfield" and "Marmion"; a plat of "Claymont"; newsclippings; notes on Lewis family history and genealogy; and a few financial and legal documents.
Commemorative vial of soil (2019; 0.15 cubic feet) from the groundbreaking of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers on Liberation and Freedom Day (3 March 2019).
Small collection of historical importance to the history of the University of Virginia School of Law. Contains teaching materials, legal documents, correspondence and some memorabilia.