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Legal documents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on documents having legal relevance in general. Works on documents written in order to give expression to a legal act or agreement for the purpose of creating, securing, modifying, or terminating a right, or for the purpose of furnishing evidence of a right, are entered under the heading Legal instruments.

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Black family papers

Identifier: MS 2745
Abstract This collection consists of papers (1800-1916) concerning the Black Family of New Castle County, Delaware, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Cecil County, Maryland. Papers consist chiefly of financial, land, and legal records. Also included are wills, household inventories, correspondence, Constitution and Minutes of Charlestown Presbyterian Church dated 1823-41, miscellaneous genealogical material concerning the Alexander, Black, Evans, Hasson, Moore, Patterson and Meek, Tuft, and related...
Dates: 1800-1916

Bosely papers

Identifier: MS 0083

This collection contains deeds, indentures, plats, wills, etc. of (Mary) Elizabeth Bosley, Dr. Richard Emory, Anna Warfield, S. Davis Warfield.

Dates: 1717 - 1919

Brandau papers

Identifier: MS 2842

This collection contains personal correspondence, report cards, postcards, holiday cards, certificates, business correspondence, receipts, and stock records of Baltimore lawyer Clement Rider Brandau, Jr. (b. 1929) and his wife Jean Kolb Brandau (b. 1933).

Dates: 1936-1983

Buzby family manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3231

This collection contains land deeds, leases, inheritance documents, and a letter pertaining to the Buzby family of Baltimore, 1850-1923.

Dates: 1850-1923

Calvert and Darnall family wills

Identifier: MS 0172

Extracts from British archives of data pertaining to Calvert and Darnall families, mainly Prerogative Court of Canterbury and High Court of justice. (Partly published in MHS Mag. 1926-27.)

Dates: undated

Cecil County papers

Identifier: MS 0231

This collections contains legal records from the Cecil County, (Md.) Court, 1746-1831.

Dates: 1746-1831

Chase family papers

Identifier: MS 0969
Scope and Contents Photostatic copies of papers and letters to the Chase family of Maryland, particularly of Annapolis, spanning 1714-1855. Letters are to and from Reverend Richard Chase, Reverend Thomas Chase, Thomas Chase (1774-1826), Matilda Chase (d.1829), Judge Jeremiah Townley Chase (1748-1828), Judge Samuel Chase (1741-1811), and Ann Chase (1711-1852). There is also correspondence between Maryanne Caton, Robert G. Harper, and Miss Ann Chase and genealogical information on the Chase, Townley, and...
Dates: 1714-1855

Cockey family papers

Identifier: MS 1782

This collection contains one box of primarily land and legal documents regarding the Cockey family of Baltimore County, 1725-1908.

Dates: 1725-1908

Commodore Joshua Barney manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3168

This collection contains the papers of Joshua Barney and his descendants. This includes correspondence, financial documents, land records, business papers, military service records, and more.

Dates: 1711 - 1978

Cooke papers

Identifier: MS 0195

Collection relates mostly to the business affairs of William Cooke, as attorney and tobaco commisson merchant; about 150 letters (1785-1819); accounts; papers on the settlement of the estates of John Cooke and Mrs. William Young and John O'Donnell.

Dates: 1750 - 1817