The printed and bound legal briefs and law reports of the Clarksburg firm of Davis & Davis. The firm was composed of father, John J. Davis, and son, John W. Davis. Both men were prominent in politics. The elder was a member of the second statehood convention and a U. S. Congressman during Reconstruction. The younger became ambassador to Great Britain during World War I and the 1924 Democratic presidential contender. These volumes which are numbered and labelled with the name of the legal firm contain a table contents of cases included. There are also penciled notes and in one case the signature of John W. Davis. The volumes continue until the firm was dissolved when John W. Davis was appointed U. S. Solicitor General.
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A&M 3046, Davis & Davis Law Firm Records, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/4653 Accessed May 26, 2020.