Taney, Roger Brooke

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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 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.< /p>

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 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 the suit with a compromise before the February...

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 included.

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

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Independent Gist
January 3, 1816

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes Independent Gist and advises him him that, given the circumstances, the legislature would likely not act on a petition about a road where no notice has been given. Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-1951-2

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Independent Gist
February 13, 1816

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Independent Gist and offers legal advice as well as updates on recent cases. "I have brought the suit against Mordecai Gist for the Assault according to your directions," as Taney explains. Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-42

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Unknown Recipient
February 24, 1818

Maryland State Senator and attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to an unknown recipient with instructions regarding deeds for land in Maryland. As Taney explains, "a deed for land in Maryland may be executed by a person resident in Ohio in the following manner..." Transcript included.

Location: I-SpahrB-1955-3

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Note from Roger B. Taney to William Ritchie
February 1, 1820

Roger Brooke Taney writes to William Ritchie, Clerk of Court for Frederick County, Maryland, entering judgment of Robert Fulton v. Barnhart Gilbert.

Location: I-BeachL-1971-1

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

Letters from Roger B. Taney and Jane Shaaff to Arthur Shaaff
August 14, 1820

Two letters, sent together to Arthur Shaaff in Scotland. In the first letter, Maryland State Senator Roger Brooke Taney writes to Arthur Shaaff and informs him about the state of his late father's estate and advises him not to abandon his schooling abroad in Glasgow in order to return home....

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-41

Subject: Economics and Finance, Education, Legal Affairs, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

Letter from Roger B. Taney to J. Meredith
April 11, 1821

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to another lawyer, J. Meredith, and agrees to accept Meredith's friends as a student in his law office. "Your friend will with pleasure be received into my office if he wishes it," as Taney notes. Taney also recommends "Mrs. Kimballs" as "the only good private...

Location: I-PotamkinM-1982-1

Subject: Education, Legal Affairs, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Unknown Recipient
November 27, 1822

Lawyer and banker Roger Brooke Taney responds to a client who wants to collect a toll from travelers that ford a river rather than use their tolled bridge. While an "Act of 1818" prohibits such collections, Taney suggests a different solution: "Obstruct[ing] the ford as the law authorize[s] you...

Location: I-AsbellY-2004-8

Subject: Economics and Finance, Legal Affairs, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Mrs. Patterson
March 5, 1824

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney informs his client, Mrs. Patterson, that she has been served with a legal notice. When Mrs. Patterson returns from a few days in the country, Taney explains that "I will arrange with you the course proper to be taken."

Location: I-SpahrB-1964-6

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

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