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  1. Transcript of Preliminary Examination

    Edwin Tewksbury was a rancher in Pleasant Valley, Arizona Territory and a leader of one faction in the 1880s Pleasant Valley War. He was arrested in 1892 and charged with the murder of Tom Graham, a leader of the rival faction.  The collection contains a ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 11:58

  2. Papers of Thomas D. Satterwhite

    Thomas D. Satterwhite (1815-1905) was an attorney in Pima County, AZ and served as the Attorney General for Arizona from 1895 to 1896. The collection includes correspondence, legal papers, case material, notes and other papers mainly relating to legal ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:22

  3. Territory of Arizona vs....David Gibson

    James Leavy (1842-1882) was a Dublin, Ireland born gunfighter and gambler. Leavy was killed in 1882 at Tucson, AZ, as a result of a feud with John Murphy, a Tucson gambler. Collection includes a holograph copy of files and records concerning Leavy's ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:34

  4. Legal Papers of Eugene Semmes Ives

    Eugene Semmes Ives (1859-1917) was an Arizona attorney. Ives was originally from New York, and studied law and politics at Columbia Law School. In 1895, Ives and his family moved to Arizona Territory where he partnered with Marcus A. Smith and established ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 17:19

  5. Docket of Preliminary Hearings

    Letter copybook of Hughes correspondence while serving as Governor of Arizona Territory. Letters include references to appointments, recommendations, the territorial prison, and the Board of Regents. ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-11 11:49

  6. Opening Brief and Reply Brief

    Winnie Ruth Judd was a defendant in a murder trial in Phoenix, AZ. The collection contains records of the opening brief for appellant and reply brief of appellant for State of Arizona vs. Winnie Ruth Judd to the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona, No. ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:54

  7. The Story of Arizona's Admission to Statehood

    Typescript of paper concerning Arizona statehood presented by John Bittinger Wright to Tucson Women's Club, Feb. 14, 1927. Includes bibliography of sources. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Political Affairs Law & Legal Issues ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:56

  8. Correspondence of Merrill Pingree Freeman

    Holograph and typescript letters, to and from Freeman, concerning personal matters, Apache Kid and various reminiscences of Apache attacks, camels in Arizona, and various incidents of law and order in frontier life, some of which were utilized by him in ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:58

  9. Reporters' Transcript of Proceedings, 1935

    The collection contains a carbon reporters' transcript of proceedings at the District Court for the State of Arizona of the case Phelps Dodge Corporation (plaintiff) vs. Frank Luke, et al. (defendants), Equity No. 222, on Nov. 5-15, 1935. The case ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-30 10:55

  10. William R. Mathews Papers

    The collection William Mathews collection primarily documents his journalism career as editor and publisher of the Arizona Daily Star (1930-1967). The collection also includes material relating to Mathews' military service in World War I, and his ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-24 13:27

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