Yeshiva University - Mendel Gottesman Library
Bound volumes consist of records of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (including also Yeshivat Etz Chayim and Rabbinical College of America), including minutes, 1901-1921, of various committees, financial records, 1910-1929, fund raising records, 1909-1932, Building Fund records, 1915-1920; minutes and other records of Ladies Branch, 1910-1931; Yeshiva College, including financial records, 1909-1937, fund raising records, 1920-1934, journals and ledgers of Building Fund, 1924-1930, cash book of Dormitory Fund, 1925-1930, and maintenance receipt book, 1947; Teachers' Institute cash balance, 1920-1921; and miscellaneous material including student grades, dormitory and tuition records, and other material
Rice University
This collection consists of 193 letters written to a Long Island attorney, Samuel H. Gardiner, Esq. of Sag Harbor and New York City. The letters give a good picture of the activities of a counselor at law of that period. The majority of the letters concern legal matters; however, some relate to politics, touching on the election campaigns of 1844 and 1848
New York State Archives
Records concerning law clerkships include certificates stating that a student began a clerkship and setting the term of the clerkship, affidavits of clerkship applicants, certificates attesting to the clerk's moral character, reports of examiners on whether individual candidates passed, and related documents
New York State Archives
This series contains abstracts of attorneys' accounts with the clerk of the Supreme Court at Albany -- To the left of each attorney's name is a consecutive number referring to account books which are no longer extant. In columns are entered balances due from the attorneys and occasional entries of payments. There are also notes of accounts sent to the county treasurers for collection and of notices sent to the attorneys reminding them of balances due
New York State Archives
Minute books contain special rules or orders granted upon special motions, orders issued in real property proceedings, appointments of commissioners to screen candidates for attorney or counsellor in the Supreme Court, and general procedural rules
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Cabinet card photograph of Charles E. Estabrook, who served in Company B, 43rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment during the Civil War and was later elected Attorney General of Wisconsin in the late 1880s. Estabrook grew up in Platteville, Wisconsin and moved to Manitowoc after the war, where he became a prominent lawyer. He served as Wisconsin's attorney general from 1887 to 1891, after which he moved to Milwaukee and continued practicing law. He also edited and published two manuscripts concerning Wisconsin's participation in the Civil War. The photograph shows a bust view of Estabrook in civilian suit with no pins or badges on his coat to show any sort of organizational affiliation. The photograph was taken by E.R. Curtiss of Madison, Wisconsin
Wake Forest University - Z. Smith Reynolds Library
This collection consists of biographical materials on the Stephenson family; autobiographies of GTS, and his wife, Grace White Stephenson; his diaries, 1902-71; a European travel journal; his office journals, 1913-15; journals of his son Thomas Wilson Stephenson, 1938-57; addresses and speeches; correspondence; education files; legal documents; memoranda of agreements; literary productions of GTS and others, including book reviews; photographs; printed materials; professional files, and his Wake Forest College file. The diaries and journals reflect his daily activities as a lawyer, an active Baptist layman, a Sunday School teacher, father, and author, in North Carolina and with the Dupont Company legal department, Wilmington, Delaware
New York State Archives
This volume contains minutes of the return of writs by sheriffs (or by coroners, in cases of attachments against sheriffs), with notes of motions and orders for proper execution of writs which had been returned only partially executed. The most frequent entries are for writs of capias ad respondendum (abbreviated "capias"), fieri facias ("fi.fa.") and capias ad satisfaciendum (""). The writ of capias ordered the sheriff to arrest a defendant for appearance in court to answer the plaintiff. The return to the writ was cepi corpus ("I took the body"). On entering the return of cepi corpus, there may be an additional order to the sheriff to bring in the body of the defendant or be "amerced" (fined). The writ of fieri facias ordered a sheriff to sell a defendant's real or personal property to satisfy a judgment. The return to this writ was usually a statement that "no goods, chattels, lands or tenements" were found. The return may include a list of property sold. The writ of capias ... Read More