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Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents

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Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents



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Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents, circa 1830-1867 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents, circa 1830-1867Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2017-027-e

Primary Creator: Murdaugh, C. W. (1828-1898)

Other Creators: Cunningham, John L.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type. Loose documents are included in a separate folder.

Date Acquired: 04/20/2017

Subjects: Lawyers--Virginia, Nansemond County (Va.), Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--History, Norfolk County (Va.), Portsmouth (Va.), Portsmouth (Va.)--History, Practice of law--Virginia, Suffolk (Va.)

Forms of Material: Ledgers (account books), Legal documents

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One ledger split between 1865 records of Portsmouth, Virginia Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham and 1830-1867 legal documents and writings of Portsmouth, Virginia lawyer Claudius Walke Murdaugh.

Subject/Index Terms

Lawyers--Virginia
Nansemond County (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--History
Norfolk County (Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)--History
Practice of law--Virginia
Suffolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Purchase

Related Materials:

C. W. Murdaugh daybook, 1865 Aug.-1866 Aug. Library of Virginia.

C. W. Murdaugh Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Preferred Citation: Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents, MSS 2017-027-e, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed April 28, 2017.


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Box 1: Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham Ledger and C. W. Murdaugh Legal Documents, circa 1830-1867Add to your cart.

The ledger of Provost Marshal John L. Cunningham contains entries dating from January 1865 to June 17, 1865 and covers pages seven to 41, with some pages torn out. Entries include information about when a request was received, name of the writer, date and purport of letters, and endorsements.

The remaining pages with recorded information include legal writings from C. W. Murdaugh. Some of the writings are loose paper pasted onto pages. Temporal coverage of the documents range from circa 1830-1867, although the writings may have been recorded between 1865 and 1867.

The remaining three quarters of the book is blank pages.

Folder 1: Loose legal documents of C. W. Murdaugh, undatedAdd to your cart.
Housed separately with other materials in box containing materials with accession MSS 2017-027.


Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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