Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on real property in the legal sense, i.e. the law of immovable property, works on real estate in general, and, with local subdivision, surveys of property in particular places. Works on land laws are entered under Land tenure--Law and legislation.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Clark, Hall, and Peck and White Brothers records
Call Number: MS 1820
Overview: The records consist of abstracts of title, atlases, maps, indices, index card locator files, probate extracts, and ownership files from the Clark, Hall, and Peck and White Brothers, and its predecessors, the most active New Haven law firms in real property law between the 1860s and 1982.
Dickins family papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Overview: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899
Jesse Gilbert collection
Call Number: MS 1739
Overview: The collection primarily consists of professional correspondence, deeds, land surveys, financial ledgers, a patent letter, receipts, promissory notes, proxy agreements, quit claims, and other materials that document the legal activities of Jesse Gilbert (1797) and other individuals who were possibly employed by the same New Haven law firm. The collection also contains a small amount of personal and family correspondence discussing family news and events.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Jesse Gilbert collection