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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Farmers Bank of Delaware court injunction

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0123

A court summons and injunction to the president and directors of the Farmers Bank of Delaware regarding loans and notes of Mordicai McKinney issued by the court of Nicholas Ridgely, New Castle County, Delaware, dated January 9, 1819.

Dates: 1819 January 9

David Watts Hulings papers

Identifier: MSS 0575

The business records of nineteenth-century lawyer, land investor, and businessman David Watts Hulings of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. In addition to legal documents - case judgments and settlements, depositions, power of attorneys, and summonses - the collection also includes deeds, leases, letters, and bank checks.

Dates: 1796-1850

Nicholas Ridgely court summons for James and Martha Hickman vs. Rothwell family

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0122

A court summons regarding a land dispute involving James and Martha Hickman vs. Rachel, Thomas, Ebenezer, Samuel, and Peter Rothwell, issued by the court of Nicholas Ridgely, New Castle County, Delaware, dated June 12, 1819.

Dates: 1819 June 12

Nicholas Ridgely summons and arrest warrant for Abraham Rahow [Rayhow]

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0118

A court summons dated March 9, 1819, and an arrest warrant for Abraham Rahow [Rayhow] dated August 10, 1819, as executor of the Levi Staats estate issued by Chancellor of Delaware Nicholas Ridgely, carried out by New Castle County Sheriff John Moody.

Dates: 1819 March 9-August 10

Townsend family papers

Identifier: MSS 0445

The Townsend family (of Delaware) papers consists of letters, accounts, and other business records, spanning the years 1809-1920, with the majority of the material falling between 1834 and 1894. The collection mainly consists of business letters sent to Samuel and John Townsend, political and personal letters sent to Samuel Townsend, and family correspondence, including twenty letters written by Edmund Townsend during the Civil War.

Dates: 1809-1920; Majority of material found within 1833-1894

Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers supplement

Identifier: MSS 0525s
Abstract Joseph Brevitt Townsend (1821-1896) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer who practiced estate law and acted as legal consultant to several commercial, insurance, and trust companies. The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers supplement, spanning the dates 1800-1920, contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents the professional career of the Philadelphia lawyer. The supplement comprises 5.8 linear feet of legal and personal correspondence, wills and estate records, legal...
Dates: 1800-1920; Majority of material found within 1840-1920