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A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports

Identifier: MS-1279

A single notebook of Charles Ready's, titled A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports and dated October 10, 1827, in which he has handwritten legal information gleaned from cases reported in Tennessee as well as reports from North Carolina by John Haywood. The information is arranged by topic and the topics are listed alphabetically.

Dates: 1827 October 10

Absalom Arthur Kyle Papers

Identifier: MS-0027

This collection houses correspondence, appointments, and other official documents related to Absalom Arthur Kyle and his son Hugh Graham Kyle. Hugh Graham Kyle was born on December 27th, 1849 to Absalom and Marry Anne in Rogersville, TN. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps and served as a judge and was a respected member of the Tennessee bar. He died on July 15th, 1927. There are also account books, private records of legal cases, and a cash book.

Dates: 1847-1914

Albert Gallatin Welcker Papers

Identifier: MS-0136

This collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, financial papers, and other papers from Albert Gallatin Welcker, a lawyer in Cleveland, Tennessee. The papers are both of personal and professional nature.

Dates: 1849 April 3-1875 March 1, undated

Charles T. Cates Account Book

Identifier: MS-1403

This ledger documents the accounts of Maryville lawyer Charles T. Cates between 1866 and 1876. In each record, Cates lists the name of his client, describes the services he performed, and indicates how much he charged. An index (arranged by the client's last name) appears on the first few pages of the book.

Dates: 1866 May-1876 October 12

Donald F. Paine Collection of Hiram Hall, Eugene D. Blanchard, and Stanley Puryear

Identifier: MS-3204
Abstract This collection houses trial documents, research notes, newspaper articles, and photographs showing three separate murder cases. The first of these cases is State of Tennessee vs. Hiram Hall. Hall was convicted of murdering his wife, Ida Hassler Hall, on August 18, 1897 near Crossville, Tennessee. The second case researched is State of Tennessee vs. Eugene D. Blanchard. Blanchard was convicted of murdering Harry Gervin in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 16, 1930. The third case included is State...
Dates: 1897 August-2007 October

Donald F. Paine Evidence Lectures and Interview

Identifier: MS-3302

This collection houses recordings of class lectures that Donald Paine presented on the intricacies of introducing evidence in trials and a DVD of an interview with Paine conducted for the Tennessee Bar Foundation Legal History Project.

Dates: 2005 August 23- 2006 August 1 (bulk 2005)

Donald F. Paine Papers

Identifier: MS-2640

This collection houses records of historical trials (including transcripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, etc.) and two texts from seminars that Paine attended.

Dates: circa 1900-1995

Donald F. Paine Research Regarding Henry Clay King, June Newberry, and Lawrencia Bembenek

Identifier: MS-2095

This collection houses correspondence, photocopied newspaper articles, court depositions, articles, transcripts, maps, videocassettes, audiocassettes, and compact discs that Donald Paine collected or created while researching three murder cases. He later used this research to write articles published in the Tennessee Bar Journal.

Dates: 1891, 1961, 1981

Donald Paine Collection of State of Kentucky v. Epperson and Hodge

Identifier: MS-2807

This collection consists of Donald Paine's research (including transcripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, VHS tapes, and other items) documenting the 1985 murder trials of Roger Dale Epperson and Benny Lee Hodge.

Dates: 1985-2006 (bulk 1985-1986)

Donald Paine Collection of Tennessee Law Institute Lectures

Identifier: MS-3446

This collection consists of 33 audio compact discs (CD) containing sets of lectures presented at the 2007 and 2008 review seminars organized by the Tennessee Law Institute (TLI). The lectures are reviews of recent reported and unreported court decisions, new legislation, ethics, and other developments. Donald Paine is one of the organizers and faculty of the TLI.

Dates: 2007 December 6-7, 2008 December 1-2

Donald Paine Collection Regarding Tennessee v. Major

Identifier: MS-3443

This collection houses articles, correspondence, notes, trial transcripts, and opinions (obtained via Westlaw) documenting Don Paine's research into the case of Tennessee v. Major. The transcripts show the first (1853-1854) and fourth (1857) trials.

Dates: 1853-1857, 2009

Donald Paine Collection Regarding the White Caps of Sevierville, Tennessee

Identifier: MS-2513

This collection houses notes, correspondence, legal transcripts, supporting legal cases, newspaper clippings, and books documenting the White Cap organization and membership.

Dates: 1892-2000

Donald Paine Papers

Identifier: MS-2708

This collection consists of records of historical trials from Tennessee (including transcripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio recordings, VHS tapes, and other items) and materials from seminars that Paine presented. The material has been divided into series according to the trials that Paine studied for these presentations. The series are arranged in chronological order according to the crime committed.

Dates: 1913-2005 (bulk 1974-1994)

Foster Arnett Oral History

Identifier: MS-3246

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview conducted with Foster Arnett by G. Kurt Piehler and Johnny Goins for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview documents Arnett's childhood in East Tennessee, his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and his postwar legal practice.

Dates: 2000 July 7

James M. Welcker Letters

Identifier: MS-0271

This collection houses five letters addressed to James M. Welcker. Most discuss financial and political matters (including Polk's nomination as a presidential candidate), but some also touch on family affairs.

Dates: 1844 May 29-1855 November 12

John Baker Letter

Identifier: MS-0451

This collection consists of a single letter from John Baker from Robertson County, Tennessee. The letter is dated May 20, 1803 and concerns Baker's attorney ("Mr. Campbell") not receiving full payment for the judgment that was obtained.

Dates: 1803 May 20

Judge J. F. Lauck Letter

Identifier: MS-3161

A single handwritten letter dated August 26, 1868 to the Honorable W. G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee, from Judge J. F. Lauck of Gallatin, TN in reference to a dispute about Lauck's Chancellorship, meetings of the Tennessee Bar Association about him, and injunction brought up against him.

Dates: 1868 August 26

Knoxville Bar Association Minute Book

Identifier: MS-0223

This notebook contains the minutes of the Knoxville Bar Association's meetings from 1921 to 1930. The organization's particular concerns include endorsements of nominees to such political offices as the Supreme Court and memorials of deceased Knoxville lawyers.

Dates: 1921-1930

Nicholas Hardeman/Dan Rowen Legal Notes

Identifier: MS-2356

This collection contains four notes pertaining to legal matters between 1774 and 1831. Three are requests to Nicholas P. Hardeman (Hardiman?) and the fourth is a record of payments made to the heirs of Thomas Steely (?).

Dates: 1774-1831 (Bulk 1774-1793)

Robert J. Looney Papers

Identifier: MS-0050

This collection consists of Robert J. Looney's license to practice law and a letter to him from Tennessee University Magazine.

Dates: 1847 March 28, 1895 February 7

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