The Resource C. W. Murdaugh daybook

C. W. Murdaugh daybook

Label
C. W. Murdaugh daybook, 1865 Aug.-1866 Aug
Title
C. W. Murdaugh daybook
Inclusive dates
1865 Aug.-1866 Aug
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daybook and general memorandum book, 1865 August-1866 August, of C. W. Murdaugh, a lawyer in Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia. The daybook was used primarily to record the various services and suits that Murdaugh presented at court. Examples of services include serving as administrator and guardian, drafting deeds, taking depositions, settling estates, and arguing cases at court. Each entry lists the style of the suit with court costs and notes the amounts of money owed and paid by his client
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Biographical or historical data
C. W. Murdaugh was the son of James Murdaugh (1799-1871) of Portsmouth, Virginia, and a lawyer, judge, and politician. He attended William and Mary and the University of Virginia where he received his law degree. He was a member of the House of Delegates from 1855 to 1856 and was the Commonwealth's attorney for the city of Portsmouth 1878. In 1882 he was elected as Judge of the Court of Hustings, serving until 1889. After his retirement from the bench he copartnered in the firm of Murdaugh and Marshall.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
C. W. Murdaugh daybook
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
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001622011
Type of unit
volume (76 pages).

Library Locations

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