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John Alexander Wills papers, 1861

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58m51 John Alexander Wills papers, 1861-1877 58M51 Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 February 24 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-08-18T12:02-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard John Alexander Wills papers 58M51 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.9 Cubic feet 3 boxes 1861-1877 The John Alexander Wills papers contain volumes 1-4 of John Wills Supreme Court cases that were published, as well as, a pamphlet from a speech Wills gave and an Alabama Claims case book. Wills, John Alexander Biographical note No information found. Scope and Contents note The John Alexander Wills papers contain volumes 1-4 of his published Supreme Court cases. The papers have been annotated and bound with notes, letters, and maps. The collection also includes a pamphlet of an address he made, and the book, Alabama Claims, also written by John Wills. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Preferred Citation note 58M51 : [identification of item], John A. Wills papers, 1861-1877, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Kentucky. Superior Court. -- Trials, litigation, etc. United States. Supreme Court. -- Trials, litigation, etc. Lawyers--Kentucky. Law Arguments volume I 1 1 1861-1863 Scope and Contents note The book is written by John A. Wills, published in Washington D.C. The title page reads: Supreme Court of US No.137 in error to the circuit court for the Northern District of Illinois. Law Arguments volume II 1 2 1868-1877 Law Arguments volume III 2 1 1863-1870 Scope and Contents note The book is written by John A. Wills, published in Washington D.C. . It has annotations in the margins. Miscellaneous records volume IV 2 2 1863-1875 Scope and Contents note The book is written by John A. Wills, published by United States Court & C. Contains annotated notes in margins, and letters bound in with the court documents. Address Before the Philological Institute 1 3 1843 Scope and Contents note This address was made on December 18, 1843. It was written for the 16th anniversary by John A. Wills Esq., and printed in Pittsburgh. Alabama Claims - case of the United States 3 1 1871 Scope and Contents note This book is signed by the author.