United States. District Court (Virginia : Western District)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3951
Overview These are treason files of the "United States District Court for the Western Judicial District of Virginia". These legal documents include names, dates, locations, and sources of evidence, and were intended to direct an officer of the court to arrest a named person. Notable personalities identified in the records include Peregrine Hays of Gilmer County (folder 1); and John Pegram (folder 1), whose younger brother William served as a Confederate artillery officer during the war, seeing battle at...
Collection Number: A&M.0481
Overview Trial docket and minute book, 1843-73, and an indexed fee book, 1843-80, of the U.S. District Court at Charleston, West Virginia. The trial docket includes names of presiding judges, jury members and witnesses, and summaries of daily proceedings. The fee book itemizes court fees paid.