21 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Practice of law--New York (State).

  1. Amasa J. Parker papers, 1836-1875

    170 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize . 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative, lawyer, and jurist. Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. from 1837 to 1839.

  2. William Maxwell Evarts papers, 1667-1918

    12,500 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States senator from New York, and United States secretary of state and attorney general. Correspondence, diary, journal, account books, minute book, printed material, drafts of memoranda, and a journal of college reading relating mainly to New York state, national, and international politics from the Civil War to the 1890s.

  3. James Kent papers, 1779-1854

    1,500 items. 17 containers plus 4 oversize. 7 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and legal commentator. Correspondence, including family letters, journals of official and personal travels, diplomas, and commissions pertaining primarily to Kent's service as judge of the New York supreme court and as chancellor of the New York court of chancery.

  4. W.G. McAdoo papers, 1786-1941

    250,000 items. 702 containers plus 1 oversize. 263.2 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, business executive, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. senator from California. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, scrapbooks, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, and books, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter, relating chiefly to McAdoo's activities in business and public life during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration. Includes family correspondence of the Floyd, McAdoo, and Gibbs families.

  5. Morris and Popham families papers, 1669-1892

    770 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notebooks, account books, and legal papers including the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris (1730-1801), Robert Hunter Morris (1700-1764), and Major William Popham (1752-1847). Included is a record of the court martial of Colonel Moses Hazen in 1780.

  6. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,000 items. 211 containers plus 1 classified. 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

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  7. Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1917

    12,000 items. 44 containers plus 3 oversize. 22.4 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as United States secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of the army.

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  8. Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1995

    78,000 items. 296 containers plus 14 oversize and 2 classified. 120.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

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  9. Robert L. Carter papers, 1941-2006

    10,000 items. 30 containers. 11.8 linear feet. 20 digital files (282.5 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights lawyer and judge. Correspondence, memoranda, legal cases, speeches, writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, ephemera, biographical material, oral history interviews, photographs, notes, and research material relating primarily to Carter's career after 1968.

  10. Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    8,700 items. 29 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.

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