Legal Affairs

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Letter from Richard Rush to E. Sergeant
April 5, 1811

Attorney Richard Rush writes E. S. Sergeant and discusses forwarding "the enclosed papers" that had been originally sent by a Mr. Brown. "Here is a little piece of business which it seems I am to trouble you with," as Rush explains.

Location: I-Purchase-1965-11

Subject: Legal Affairs, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, William R. King v. Sampson Delashmitt
April 26, 1811

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney addresses this legal document to the Judges of Frederick County Court regarding the case of William R. King v. Sampson Delashmitt. Taney represents the prosecution.

Location: I-BeachW-1971-3

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Joshua Gist
April 27, 1811

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Col. Joshua Gist with advice on a legal matter. After researching the issue, Taney concludes that Gist is "entitled to the rents." As soon as Gist sends "a copy of the Lease," Taney explains how he "will take...

Location: I-SpahrB-1969-6

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Richard Rush to William Jenkins
May 11, 1811

Pennsylvania Attorney General Richard Rush writes to William Jenkins about the case of Spangler v. the Commonwealth. As Rush could not attend, he asks Jenkins to "conduct the argument upon the part of the commonwealth" on his behalf.

Location: I-Friends-1976-4

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Edward Thomas v. William King
December 21, 1811

Attorney Richard Fenn addresses this legal document to the Judges of Frederick County Court regarding the case of Edward Thomas v. William King. Roger Brooke Taney (Class of 1795) represents the defendant.

Location: I-BeachW-1971-3

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Charles L. Perrie v. Thomas C. Scott
1812

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes this legal document regarding the case of Charles L. Perrie v. Thomas C. Scott.

Location: I-KeatleyG-1971-1

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter to Isaac Wayne from Unknown Author
January 21, 1812

A lawyer writes Isaac Wayne (Class of 1792) to inform him that a "Report of Auditor" had been issued "in your favor for about $3000" and had obtained the foreclosure of a plantation. "In all my practice I have never as yet witnessed so much...

Location: I-Friends-2004-1

Subject: Business and Industry, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Richard Rush to David Gelston
February 3, 1812

US Treasury Comptroller Richard Rush writes to David Gelston requesting "a statement in the case of Abraham S. Hallet, who claims debentures for a quantity of merchandize [sic] shipped by him."

Location: I-BeachW-1986-6

Subject: Business and Industry, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Independent Gist
February 19, 1812

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Independent Gist and offers legal counsel about the purchase of land. Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-42

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Thomas Gist v. William Durbin, Jr.
June 23, 1812

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes this legal document regarding the case of Thomas Gist v. William Durbin, Jr. Taney represents the prosecution.

Location: I-BeachW-1971-3

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Clotworthy Birnie
July 23, 1812

Lawyer Roger Brooke Taney (Class of 1795) writes to Clotworthy Birnie, offering legal advice regarding the latter's arrest for assault. Transcript included.

Location: I-BeachL-1971-2

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Thomas Wilson v. Frederick and Ezekiah Linthicum
September 19, 1812

This affidavit involves the case of Thomas P. Wilson v. Frederick and Ezekiah Linthicum, which is a dispute about a debt owed by the late Zachariah Linthicum. Roger Brooke Taney serves as the plaintiff's attorney. Transcript included....

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-35

Subject: Economics and Finance, Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, John Fenn v. Joshua Plummer
October 23, 1812

This legal document is for the case of John Fenn v. Joshua Plummer. The case, which centers on a land dispute, also involves Richard Fenn and Philip Duvall. Roger Brooke Taney serves as the plaintiff's attorney. Transcript included. ;...

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-34

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Peregrine Warfield v. Jacob Schleich
November 27, 1812

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney addresses this legal document to the Judges of Frederick County Court regarding the case of Peregrine Warfield v. Jacob Schleich. Taney represents the prosecution.

Location: I-BeachW-1971-3

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Mr. Pringle
January 13, 1813

Lawyer and banker Roger Brooke Taney writes to an unspecified Mr. Pringle, concerning a legal case and attending court.

Location: I-Friends-1983-15

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Clotworthy Birnie
January 14, 1813

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Clotworthy Birnie with legal advice about Birnie's appeal of the Levy Court's decision regarding damages from road construction. Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-39

Subject: Business and Industry, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Alexander Warfield v. William King and Charles Miles
January 27, 1813

This affidavit involves the case of Alexander Warfield v. William W. King and Charles Miles, which is a dispute about a debt owed to the late John W. Warfield. Roger Brooke Taney serves as the plaintiff's attorney. Transcript included....

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-36

Subject: Economics and Finance, Legal Affairs

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Independent Gist
May 19, 1813

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Independent Gist and provides legal advice on Gist's suit against Wells regarding the sale of an "unsound" slave. Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-42

Subject: Business and Industry, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Callender Irvine to Alexander Dallas
July 1, 1814

Callender Irvine writes to Alexander J. Dallas about settlement of the account of Tench Coxe. As money is owed to the United States, Irvine notes that the possibility of a lawsuit exists. On July 2, 1814, Dallas replies to Irvine regarding...

Location: I-SpahrB-1966-8

Subject: Legal Affairs, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Clotworthy Birnie
July 20, 1814

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Clotworthy Birnie, a client, telling him that he should arrive to court early because the witnesses in his case have presumably been summoned already.

Location: I-BonisteelR-1954-3

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Clotworthy Birnie
December 31, 1814

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Clotworthy Birnie and discusses the suit against Dehoof as well as the resulting legal costs. While confident that Birnie will ultimately receive compensation, Taney also explains the possibility of settling...

Location: I-SpahrB-1964-5

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Danner v. Cook
1815

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes this note to an unspecified Mr. Schley on the case Eva Danner by Zachariah Danner her next friend v. John Cook and Sarah his wife.

Location: I-KeatleyG-1971-1

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Document, Taney v. Boyer
1815

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes this note to an unspecified Mr. Ritchie on the case David Taney by his next friend Frederick Taney v. Barbara Boyer.

Location: I-KeatleyG-1971-1

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Legal Documents, Samuel Anderson v. Kinsey Gittings
February 20, 1815 - March 6, 1816

Two legal documents, including an arrest warrant and an affidavit, regarding the case of Samuel Anderson v. Kinsey Gittings. Gittings is accused of assaulting Anderson. Roger Brooke Taney serves as the plaintiff's attorney. Transcript...

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-37

Subject: Legal Affairs, Personal and Family Life

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1800-1819

Note from Roger B. Taney
February 21, 1815

A paper fragment with a note from lawyer Roger Brooke Taney, referring to the case of Romberg v. Krumps.

Location: I-Friends-1983-16

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

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