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Creator:Townsend, Joseph Brevitt, 1821-1896
Title:Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers supplement
Date(s):1800-1920
Call No:MSS 0525
Abstract:Joseph Brevitt Townsend (1821-1896) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer who practiced estate law and acted as legal consultant to several commercial, insurance, and trust companies. The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers[...] supplement, spanning the dates 1800-1920, contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents the professional career of the Philadelphia lawyer. The supplement comprises 5.8 linear feet of legal and personal correspondence, wills and estate records, legal proceedings, legal account and receipt books, and other judicial and financial records.
Subjects:Estates (Law)--Pennsylvania | Probate law and practice--Pennsylvania | Probate courts--Pennsylvania | Law--Pennsylvania | More Subjects
Creator:Hulings, David Watts, 1793-1858
Title:David Watts Hulings papers
Date(s):1796-1850
Call No:MSS 0575
Abstract:The business records of nineteenth-century lawyer, land investor, and businessman David Watts Hulings of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. In addition to legal documents - case judgments and settlements, depositions, power[...] of attorneys, and summonses - the collection also includes deeds, leases, letters, and bank checks.
Subjects:Lawyers--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Iron industry and trade--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Banks and banking--History--19th century | Lawyers | More Subjects