Lawyers -- Connecticut
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of Judson Canfield (1759-1840), consisting primarily of legal documents, including agreements, deeds, executions, receipts, statements, and correspondence and include a small collection of correspondence and writings relating to Walter Ferriss, whose daughter married Canfield's son. The papers are arranged in two series. Series 1, Judson Canfield papers, primarily consists of documents related to Canfield's law practice. Most involve matters in and around Sharon, Conn., but there...
Dates: Created: 1760-1856; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/1987
Scope and Contents The Gideon Hollister papers (1914-16-0, 2.42 linear feet) document Gideon Hiram Hollister (1818-1887), a lawyer, historian, and author who also served as United States minister to Haiti from 1868 to 1869. He is perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut, published in 1855. In addition, he published several books of fiction and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts and documents regarding these works. Also found are manuscripts drafts of some of...
Dates: Created: 1850-1906; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1914
Scope and Contents This collection contains records and correspondence pertaining to Captain Herbert Sidney Jones, of Litchfield, Conn. Herbert Sidney Jones was born on July 22, 1893 in New York City. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating in 1916. He received his master's degree in engineering from Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was the commander of a destroyer when he retired in 1934 for reasons of health. During WWII, he was recalled to active duty and served on the Bureau of...
Dates: Created: 1928-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1977
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Ephraim Kirby Legal Notes collection (1899-2-0) is a bound volume containing notes and reports made by Ephraim Kirby when he was a law reporter. The notes and reports found in this volume were used to create the first published collection of law reports in the United States. The creation of the law reports was started to begin to differentiate United States common law from England’s common law. The cases found in this bound volume can be found in the published version, but the published...
Dates: Created: 1785-1787; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1898