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Court Docket Number Title Date Description Notes Box Folder
Fourth District Court
William Cunningham vs James Erwin 1848 Interrogatories directed to three residents of Mobile, Alabama who were material witnesses for the defendant. This was in regard to the authenticity of copies of documents filed in evidence in the absence of missing originals. No answers are included, but there is a signed statement from a Mobile Justice of the Peace to the effect that he had not been able to examine the witnesses. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12d
Fourth District Court
Alfred Rousseau vs Bordelon & McWhorter 1852 Answer of the Louisiana Attorney General for the defendants on a rule exhibited against them Louis Bordelon was the Auditor of Public Accounts and George C. McWhorter was the State Treasurer. Rousseau, clerk of First District Court, was seeking a warrant for a quarter of his salary ($375). Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12a
Fourth District Court

1878 Petition of Mrs. Dorothea Fleitas asking for payment of $3200 by William Halsey stemming from an illegal attachment of her sugar plantation in another legal proceeding. It provides some detail of the effect that the attachment had on the plantation's sugar crop and harvest. Halsey and John Cockrem were receivers of the New Orleans National Banking Association and had sued Mrs. Fleitas in that capacity. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12c
Fourth District Court

1856 Meeting of the creditors of Emile F. Gross--a copy of the eleven-page record.
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Fourth District Court 2139 Succession of Mary Clapp Nickels 1849 Letter from P. L. Pierce in New York, January 24, 1849, to H. D. Ogden in New Orleans, regarding Mr. Burrows, agent and guardian of Pierce and authorized to act on his behalf. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12f
Fourth District Court 2261 Taylor & Rayne vs Sotolongo 1849 Letter from P. M. Sotolongo in Havana, January 27, 1848, to J. M. Isaacks in New Orleans, regarding an order of flour. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12e
Fourth District Court 2854 J. H. Rinehart, testimentary executor of J. W. Fisher vs J. T. Doswell 1850 Contract of sale between William H. Jack & John D. Vertner, July 5, 1840. Vertner sold two lots and houses in Matagorda along with four slaves (Newton, Harriet, and their two children) to Jack. Also included is a letter, written on the same day, from Vertner to Pinkard regarding the sale.
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Fourth District Court 13999 Commonwealth Insurance Co. of Harrisburg vs Charles A. Labuzan & Co. 1857 Judge's decision admitting the company's printed charter as evidence of the firm's existence in answer to a bill of exception filed by the defendants. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 12b
Fourth District Court 14021 B. A. Falmestock vs Henry Goldman 1860 Deposition, taken in Pittsburgh, Pa., of Alanson Wilcox, answering interrogatories in the suit, which involved the sale of bottles of vermifuge shipped by Falmestock to Goldman in New Orleans during 1859.
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