Legal instruments (Legal documents)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Acknowledgment of the President's Warrant of Pardon, Signed: Robert T. Preston, Solitude, December 29, 1865, and Certified document of the United States of America, Signed William Seward, January 9, 1866 (Ms1992-003)
Bond in which John Ballenger, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, promises to pay the sum of 140 pounds to Andrew McMahan of Amherst County, unless Ballenger provides McMahan with lawful right to a tract of land in Pittsylvania County.
This collection contains one "free man of color" registration for Robert Chirver or Chirves, a resident of Petersburg, Virginia. Signed and dated May 4, 1841, at Petersburg, this form was proof of Chirver's status as a free man.
The Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract is a manuscript agreement that outlines the terms in which Samuel Crews can farm, but not own, lands belonging to S. and R. Dodd in Halifax, County, Virginia, for the year 1877.
This legal document from Franklin County, Virginia, describes the unpaid debt of two men who are being sued for the balance.
A collection of papers from Hon. Dana Harmon. They include corespondence, newspaper clippings, receipts, scrapbook, summons for the Grand Jury, and lists of supporters and people asked for support.