Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy law firm records, 1853-1871, bulk 1866-1871.
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Supreme Court of the United States, final court of appeal and final expositor of the Constitution of the United States. Within the framework of litigation, the Supreme Court marks the boundaries of authority between state and nation, state and state, and government and citizen. Scope And Jurisdiction The Supreme Court was created by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as the head of a federal court system, though it was not formally established until Congress passed the Judiciary Act in 17...
James Lawrence Orr (May 12, 1822 – May 5, 1873) was an American diplomat and politician who served as the 22nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1857 to 1859. He also served as the 73rd Governor of South Carolina from 1865 to 1868 after a term in the Confederate States Senate. Orr was born at Craytonville, South Carolina located in Anderson County, South Carolina. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1841 and became an attorney. He served as a Democratic Co...
Charleston and Pendleton, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, historian, and politician. From the description of Letters to W.W. Humphries, 1868-1871. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140211 ...
Charleston, S.C. law firm. Its partners were William Whaley (1817-1879), Julian A. Mitchell (1836-1907), and William D. Clancy (b. ca. 1835). Julian A. Mitchell and William Whaley were law partners (Whaley & Mitchell) before the establishment of Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy, which was formed in 1866, and were again partners for a time after the firm's dissolution around Sept. 1871. From the description of Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy law firm records, 1853-1871, bulk 1866-1871....
William Ashmead Courtenary was a Charleston and Columbia, S.C. businessman and newspaper editor. He served as mayor of Charleston from 1879 to 1887. From the description of Fragments of Family Records and Papers Chiefly in South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, 1791-1891. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 775783242 Mayor of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Letter : to E.D. Jordan, 1886 Sept. 15. (The South Carolina Historical Soci...
Julian A. Mitchell was born on Edisto Island, South Carolina. Mitchell graduated from the College of Charleston (S.C.) in 1855 and was editor (1854-1855) of the College magazine. Mitchell was appointed secretary of the U.S. legation to Russia by President Buchanan in 1860 and returned from that post just after the secession of South Carolina and before the bombardment of Fort Sumter. Mitchell was a Confederate soldier and prisoner-of-war, and after the war he returned to Charleston to practice l...
Attorney and politician. A native of Massachusetts, during the Civil War he was a lieutenant of the 5th Massachusetts Regiment (an African American unit) and from 1866 to about 1876 lived in South Carolina, where he was elected governor in 1874. Chamberlain lost his office in 1876 and left South Carolina to practice law in New York. From the description of Letter, 1885 Feb. 9. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522002 Attorney and politician; nati...
The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, usually referred to as simply the Freedmen's Bureau, was a U.S. federal government agency that aided distressed freedmen (freed slaves) in 1865–1869, during the Reconstruction era of the United States. The Freedmen's Bureau Bill, which created the Freedmen's Bureau, was initiated by President Abraham Lincoln and was intended to last for one year after the end of the Civil War. It was passed on March 3, 1865, by Congress to aid former slaves ...
Charleston, S.C. plantation owner, politician, ardent secessionist, and author. Robert Barnwell Rhett (1828-1905) was his son. From the description of Rhett family papers, 1825-1938. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141642 U.S. Senator from South Carolina and leader in the secession movement. From the description of Papers, 1838-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115801 Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876) w...
Charleston and St. Paul's Parish, Colleton District South Carolina rice plantation owner, South Carolina Senator, and president of the local agricultural society. From the description of Diary of J.B. Grimball, 1832-1938. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 31740871 S.C. Senator of Charleston and St. Paul's parish, 1838-1843; member, Southern Rights Convention, 1852; president, Charleston Library Society, 1871-1875; husband of Margaret Ann Morris Grimball; brother o...
Secretary of Confederate Treasury; member of South Carolina House of Representatives; cotton broker and native of Charleston, S.C.; Trenholm owned John Fraser & Company of Charleston, S.C., and shipped sea island cotton to Fraser, Trenholm, and Co. (Liverpool, England); Trenholm also owned interests in interests in steamships, railroads, banks, hotels, plantations, wharves, and cotton presses; father of William Lee Trenholm (1836-1901), who served as Captain, Company B, Seventh Regiment, Sou...
Attorney, state legislator, and U.S. Congressman and Confederate Congressman; born in Charleston, S.C.; practiced law in Winnsboro (Fairfield County, S.C.); in 1866, moved permanently to Washington, D.C., and practiced law until late 1880s; husband of Mary Elizabeth Pearson Boyce (1820-1908). From the description of William Waters Boyce papers, 1846-1864. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 703168416 ...