John Alexander Wills papers

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Alexander Wills papers
Creator
Wills, John Alexander
Extent
0.9 Cubic feet
Subjects
Lawyers--Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
58M51 : [identification of item], John A. Wills papers, 1861-1877, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
No information found.
Scope and Content
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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Law Arguments volume I, 1861-1863

  • Box 1, Item 1
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.
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Law Arguments volume II, 1868-1877

  • Box 1, Item 2
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Law Arguments volume III, 1863-1870

  • Box 2, Item 1
The book is written by John A. Wills, published in Washington D.C. . It has annotations in the margins.
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Miscellaneous records volume IV, 1863-1875

  • Box 2, Item 2
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.
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Address Before the Philological Institute, 1843

  • Box 1, Item 3
This address was made on December 18, 1843. It was written for the 16th anniversary by John A. Wills Esq., and printed in Pittsburgh.
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Alabama Claims - case of the United States, 1871

  • Box 3, Item 1
This book is signed by the author.
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