GRANT (WILLIAM) PAPERS

(Mss. 600)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2004

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
COLLECTION DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................... 5
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 7
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 8

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SUMMARY

Size.

478 items and 50 volumes

Geographic locations.

New Orleans, La.

Inclusive dates.

1868-1918

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English

Summary.

A collection of the legal papers, business accounts and correspondence of William Grant, Attorney at Law.

Restrictions on access.

No restrictions. If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

None.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

William Grant Papers, Mss. 600, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

W:137-141; U:149-152

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

William Grant was an attorney at law in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was at one time in partnership with J. D. Rouse but later practiced law independently. Grant served as United States Attorney in New Orleans in the 1890s.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

A collection of the legal papers, business accounts and correspondence of William Grant, Attorney at Law. Manuscript volumes include cash books (1868-1913); ledgers (1876-1902); a time book (1903-1904); legal books (1868-1899); letter books (1871-1918); and a notebook containing lecture notes (undated).

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The collection consists of legal papers, business accounts, and correspondence of William Grant documenting his law practice in New Orleans and his association with J. D. Rouse. Manuscript volumes comprise the following:

Cash Books:

1. Cash Book, 97 pp., Jan. 1, 1868-May 7, 1872 (30)

2. Cash Book, 50 pp., (app.), May 14, 1869-May 7, 1872 (47)

3. Cash Book, 289 pp., Mar.1, 1883-July 31, 1897 (48)

4. Cash Book, 193 pp., (app.), Oct. 1911- May 1913

Ledgers:

5. Ledger, 30 pp., indexed, Mar. 31, 1876-Mar. 1, 1878 (5)

6. Ledger, 192 pp., Mar. 31, 1876-Jan. 1, 1883 (38) & (5)

7. Ledger, 22 pp., Dec., 1897-Feb. 28, 1902 (10)

Time Book:

8. Time Book, 138 pp. (app.), Jan., 1903-Dec., 1904 (55)

Legal Books:

9. Lawyer's Case Book, 76 pp. Indexed, Dec. 11, 1868-May 14, 1873 (9)

10. Lawyer's Case Book, 40 pp., Jan. 13, 1870-Apr. 25, 1873 (25)

11. Lawyer's Case Book, 119 pp., indexed, May 8, 1872-June 29, 1878 (45)

12. Lawyer's Case Book, 239 pp., written 300 in all. Jan., 1880-Dec. 30, 1899 (29)

13. Case Book, 164 pp., June 6, 1895-Feb. 1896 (46)

14. File of Court Proceedings, 19 pp., Jan. 8, 1880-Jan. 9, 1888 (2)

15. Legal Note Book, 100 pp. (30 pp. of writing), no date [year 1884 is mentioned]

16. File of Court Proceedings. 455 pp., Jan. 18, 1876-Nov. 2, 1877 (13)

17. File of Court Proceedings. 35 pp., Nov. 23, 1877-Nov. 28, 1877 (8)

Letter Books:

18. Letter Book, 882 pp. (app.), Jan. 16, 1871-July 22, 1880 (39)

19. Letter Book, 239 pp. indexed, Jan. 3, 18[?]9-Dec. 14, 18[?]9

20. Letter Book, 498 pp., indexed, Dec. 5, 1872-July 19, 1875 (17)

21. Letter Book, 67 pp., indexed, Mar. 15, 1876-May 6, 1876 (54)

22. Letter Book, 261 pp., indexed, June 26, 1878-Apr. 26, 1879 (40)

23. Letter Book, 274 pp., May 6, 1879-Mar. 1, 1880 (15)

24. Letter Book, 261 pp., July 23, 1880-July 19, 1881 (18)

25. Letter Book, 702 pp., July 14, 1875-May 27, 1882 (20)

26. Letter Book, 501 pp., Apr. 5, 1882-Oct. 2, 1883 (14)

27. Letter Book, 298 pp., indexed, June 5, 1882-Nov. 8, 1884 (6)

28. Letter Book, 500 pp., indexed, June 10, 1884-Mar. 2, 1888 (3)

29. Letter Book, 313 pp., indexed, Nov. 18, 1884-Nov. 26, 1887 (37)

30. File of Court Proc., 700 pp., indexed, July 6, 1885-Jan. 17, 1889 (33)

31. Letter Book, 700 pp., Oct. 24, 1885-July 5, 1887 (7)

32. Letter Book, 462 pp., indexed, Sept. 23, 1887-Jan. 14, 1889 (11)

33. Letter Book, [311] pp., indexed, Dec. 30, 1887-Jan. 19, 1891 (32)

34. Letter Book, 317 pp., indexed, Jan. 21, 1891-Aug. 13, 1894 (35)

35. Letter Book, 513 pp., indexed, May 17, 1893-June 2, 1894 (31)

36. Letter Book, 506 pp., indexed, June 25, 1894-July 10, 1895 (27)

37. Letter Book, 314 pp., indexed, Aug. 15, 1894-Jan. 24, 1901 (34)

38. Letter Book, 184 pp., indexed, Oct. 6, 1896-Sept. 15, 1897 (50)

39. Letter Book, 321 pp., Sept. 30, 1897-June 15, 1899 (4)

40. Letter Book, 171 pp., indexed, Jan. 3, 1899-May 2, 1899 (25)

41. Letter Book, 433 pp., May 2, 1899-Feb. 3, 1900 ([?])

42. Letter Book, 318 pp., indexed, June 1, 1900-Oct. 20, 1904 (12)

43. Letter Book, 523 pp., indexed, Mar. 12, 1901-Mar. 7, 1902 (24)

44. Letter Book, 310 pp., indexed, Feb. 28, 1902-Feb. 18, 1913 (51)

45. Letter Book, 521 pp., indexed, Aug. 25, 1904-July 31, 1905 (23)

46. Letter Book, 494 pp., Aug. 2, 1905-Nov. 2, 1906 (57)

47. Letter Book, 227 pp., indexed, Dec. 22, 1908-May 4, 1909 (56)

48. Letter Book, 548 pp., indexed, Apr. 16, 1912-Nov. 4, 1913 (22)

49. Letter Book, 198 pp., Oct. 24, 1912-Apr. 30, 1917 (19)

50. Letter Book, 522 pp., indexed, June 2, 1917-Nov. 22, 1918 (41)

51. Letter Book, 493 pp., indexed, Mar. 23, 18_2-May 15, 18_3 (16)

52. Letter Book, 156 pp., July 20, 1881-Apr. 5, 1882 (28)

Notebook:

53. Note Book, 80 pp., (app.), Lecture notes, Thermodynamics, by Professor Trowbridge, Taken by A.L. Black '90, School of Mines, Columbia College, New York City, 1889-1890 (49)

INDEX TERMS

Account books.

Cashbooks.

Law partnership--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Lawyers--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Ledgers (account books)

Rouse, J. D.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Contents (with dates)

W:137-141

1

Business and legal papers and correspondence, 1887-1912

2

Cashbooks, ledgers, 1868-1913

3

Time books, Legal case books, 1868-1904

4

Legal case books, 1876-1896

5

Letter books,1871-1882

6

Letter books, 1878-1880

U:149-152

7

Letter books, 1882-1888

8

Letter books, 1885-1894

9

Letter books, 1893-1901

10

Letter books, 1897-1904

11

Letter books, 1902-1913

12

Letter books, 1912-1918

13

Letter books, 1889-1890, undated