- Scope and Contents
The Law Family Papers document aspects of the personal and professional life of Yale graduate and lawyer Samuel A. Law (1771-1845). Contents include family correspondence between Law and his brother, William Law, Jr.; his son Stephen Dodd Law; and other members of the Law family; letters to Law from others, including Timothy Brainerd and Jeremiah Day; and financial records, particularly records of the final estates and debts of several Law family members.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
This collection may be housed off-site at Yale's Library Shelving Facility (LSF). To determine if all or part of this collection is housed off-site please check the libraryâ€™s online catalog, Orbis; material for which the location is given as "LSF" must be requested 36 hours in advance. Please consult with Beinecke Access Services for more information.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Law Family Papers are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Law Family Papers were acquired by Yale University Library in 1929.
Arranged in one series: Series I. Correspondence and Other Papers, 1806-1857.
- 1806 - 1857
- 3.84 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
- Related Names
- Law family
- Language of Materials