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Legal instruments (Legal documents)

Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
Scope Note: Use the singular form for Digital Object title. Genre/form terms for law materials.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Architectural License, Jane Hastings, State of Washington (Ms2004-004)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2004-004_HastingsLJane_B1F14_License_1953

Architectural Registration, NCARB National Registration as Architect for Jane Hastings (Ms2004-004)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2004-004_HastingsLJane_B1F14_NationalLicense_1958

John Ballenger Bond

Identifier: Ms-1990-031

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.

Dates: 1788

Robert Chirver Registration

Identifier: Ms-2022-034

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.

Dates: 1841

Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract

Identifier: Ms-2008-067

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.

Dates: 1876

Diploma, Jane Hasting's Diploma in architecture (Ms2004-004)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2004-004_HastingsLJane_B1F14_Diploma_1952

Franklin County, Virginia, Legal Document of Debt

Identifier: Ms-2009-091

This legal document from Franklin County, Virginia, describes the unpaid debt of two men who are being sued for the balance.

Dates: c.1810

Dana Harmon Papers

Identifier: Ms-2011-013

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.

Dates: 1885 - 1916

George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2019-013
Abstract The George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers, 1850-1947 [bulk 1850-1904], contain correspondence, legal records, financial records, and religious documents. The collection documents the personal and professional life of George W. L. Kabrich, who taught school and Sunday school, worked as Overseer of the Poor for Blacksburg Township, and was on church councils for local Lutheran churches. Items also relate to George’s father-in-law John Surface, his daughter Effie Kabrich, and others. An item of...
Dates: 1850 - 1947; Majority of material found within ( 1850-1904)