1800-1819

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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 William Wilkins to William Tilghman
October 4, 1814

William Wilkins writes William Tilghman and discusses the latest news about the War of 1812. While "no new of much importance" has been received, Wilkins mentions Native American "depredations" in Detroit and comments on British General Gordon...

Location: I-SpahrB-1950-10

Subject: International Affairs, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Richard Rush to William Jones
October 20, 1814

Richard Rush writes to Secretary of the Navy William Jones and recommends Horatio Stockton, son of New Jersey congressman Richard Stockton, for consideration for a position as a midshipman in the United States Navy.

Location: I-Friends-1976-5

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Callender Irvine to Simon Philipson
November 10, 1814

Commissary General Callender Irvine (Class of 1794) writes Simon Philipson with instructions related to selling supplies to the government. “Please let the bearer have a sample of the buffalo hides w. you have proposed to sell to Govt, and let me...

Location: I-SpahrB-1958-4

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Politics and Government

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

Letter from John Adams to William Smith
May 30, 1815

Former President of the United States John Adams writes to his grandson, William Smith, about  his United States citizenship, and his lack of knowledge on what profession his grandson should pursue. Adams laments...

Location: I-SpahrB-1952-1

Subject: Education, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Zachary Taylor to Daniel Parker
June 9, 1815

Captain Zachary Taylor writes to Inspector General Daniel Parker and resigns from the United States Army. After seven years of exemplary service, Taylor believes that he should have received a higher rank and more recognition. If he stays in the...

Location: I-SpahrB-1953-17

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from William Ramsey to Alexander Dallas
July 7, 1815

William Ramsey writes Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas and discusses paying the soldiers. "As a precautionary measure I was to send on the Muster rolls for Mr. Brent's (master general) inspection so that he might approve of them so that we...

Location: I-SpahrB-1965-21

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from Richard Rush to M. Carey
November 25, 1815

Richard Rush wrrites to an unspecified "M. Carey." Rush desires to "cultivate... correspondence," although he will be busy for several months due to obligations with Congress and the Surpreme Court.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-40

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Letter from John Leamy to James Hamilton
December 19, 1815

John A. Leamy writes James Hamilton Jr. and expresses his hopes to visit Carlisle again. In addition, Leamy informs Hamilton of Napoleon Bonaparte's downfall as the ruler of France.

Location: I-Original-1815-1

Subject: International Affairs, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

Catalog of Books Written by Joseph Priestley
1816

A six page bibliography of 75 books written by Dr. Joseph Priestley.

Location: MC 1998.1, B1, F1

Subject: Education, Science and Technology

Format: Books and Pamphlets

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...

Location: I-SpahrB-undated-42

Subject: Legal Affairs

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1800-1819

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