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Judges - letters and papers.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Francis L. Warder Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1669

Papers of a Grafton attorney, judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, and coal producer. Material includes papers of the Taylor County Democratic Executive Committee, 1934; Anna Jarvis' correspondence concerning her legal affairs in Taylor County; and records of coal production at the Warder mine, 1948-1952.

Dates: 1934-1952

Francis Marion Reynolds (1843-1931) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0050

Business papers of a Keyser attorney who was judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit, 1904-1920; member of the West Virginia Legislature, 1895-1896 and 1901-1904; and a member of many educational, commercial, and financial boards in Mineral County. Correspondents include John J. Cornwell, H.G. Davis, A.G. Dayton, S.B. Elkins, and Cecil B. Highland.

Dates: 1845-1931

George Cookman Sturgiss (1842-1925) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1671
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and newspaper clippings of a Morgantown judge, railroad promoter, and U.S. Congressman. Papers deal with Sturgiss' political troubles in his bid for re-nomination in 1910 and the unveiling of the Francis H. Pierpont statue in Statuary Hall, Washington.

Dates: 1879, 1909-1910

Henry Brannon, Lawyer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3116
Overview Letters and tax papers deal with lawyer-client matters between Weston attorney Henry Brannon and Boston capitalist, Robert H. Waters. Subjects include Waters' suit against Equitable Oil and Mining Co. and purchase of 1,500 acres on Three Lick Run of Oil Creek in Lewis County, taxation of the property, redemption of the property from its sale for delinquent taxes, tenant relations, the sale of timber, illegal cutting of timber, and efforts to sell the land. Brannon also addresses his 1881...
Dates: 1867-1881

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962), Lawyer and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1609
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937.Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the...
Dates: 1883-1960

Ira E. Robinson Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0294
Scope and Contents Papers of Ira E. Robinson (1869-1951), an attorney practicing in Grafton and Clarksburg. Robinson served in the state legislature in 1902-1904, and was a judge in the State Supreme Court of Appeals (1907-1915), a Republican candidate for Governor (1916), and a member of the Federal Radio Commission (1929-1932). The collection includes material documenting his schooling and legal career, as well as his business and financial interests, and personal and family matters. Types of material...
Dates: ca. 1869-1951

John Stringer Hoffman (1821-1877) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1703
Overview Legal correspondence and papers of a Clarksburg lawyer who specialized in land title litigation and served as associate judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1862-1876. Papers pertain to lands in the central counties of West Virginia. Subjects include: the James Swan lands; European immigration to West Virginia following the Civil War; New York Southern Land Company; Philadelphia International Land Association; state economic development during Reconstruction; and...
Dates: ca. 1856-1883

Judge Daniel B. Lucas Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2907

Judge Daniel B. Lucas' papers and correspondence, ca. 1875-1905. The Judge was a native of Charlestown, Jefferson County. Collection includes a notarized oath of office by the Judge in 1882, a printed note for appellants bearing the title William J. Grantham v. Daniel B. Lucas, and three letters written to the Judge.

Dates: ca. 1875-1905

Lewis (1778-1843) and George W. (1804-1868) Summers Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1791
Overview Papers of Lewis Summers, a lawyer, businessman, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1817-1818, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1829-1830, and his brother George W., a lawyer in Charleston, a judge, a member of the House of Delegates, 1830-1832, 1834-1836, the U.S. House of Representatives, 1841-1845, a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850, candidate for governor in 1851, member of the 1861 Peace Convention, and delegate to the Richmond...
Dates: 1828-1890, 1901, 1935

Minter L. Wilson (d.1968) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2064

Eight volumes of copies and original speeches and legal opinions of Minter L. Wilson, lawyer and judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Monongalia County, West Virginia, 1937-1945.

Dates: 1920-1944