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Guisticiati: Italian Manuscript List of Persons Condemned to Death in Venice, 726-1804

This manuscript contains the names of 1068 Venetians executed between 726 to 1804. It records names, dates of execution, crimes, and method of execution. Relatively few executions are listed until the late sixteenth century, and almost half of the total listed in this document occurred in the...

Letter book for the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, England, 1855-1861

This handwritten letter book was kept for James Sparrow, who worked for the British Board of Trade as the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, 1855-1861. The volume begins with an index of correspondents and subjects. While the book primarily records copies of all outgoing mail, there are...

Scottish Court of Session Records Marginalia Project

Scottish Court of Session Records Marginalia Project

The University of Virginia Law Library's collection of Scottish Court of Session Papers consists of printed and formerly bound case materials presented before the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, from 1757 to 1834. As a court of appeal and of first instance, the Court of...

The Papers of John B. Minor, 1845-1893

The Papers of John B. Minor, 1845-1893

John B. Minor joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1845 at the age of thirty-two. An 1834 graduate of the university, Minor began his teaching career following a decade in private practice. Minor, along with James P. Holcombe, directed the law program at UVA amidst national debates...

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...

UN Commission on Human Rights Documents

UN Commission on Human Rights Documents

A group of UVA law librarians, faculty, and alumni have assembled a database of drafting histories from the major post-World War II human rights treaties. Using the published guides to travaux préparatoires and the United Nations’ UNBISNET database, the UVA Law Library has sought to compile...

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Apr 20, 2017, 1:35 PMPage 6Hi DigginUpAbe - Thank you very much for helping us to transcribe these documents! For future pages, would you please transcribe them in the transcription field by clicking on "help transcribe thi...
Apr 18, 2017, 5:50 PMPage 27Right you are!
Apr 18, 2017, 5:50 PMPage 22Great question. We'll leave them as is to limit the editorial interventions we make on this first pass.
Apr 04, 2017, 3:45 PMPage 1This document deals with the Peace Conference of 1861. Leading American politicians met in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to save the Union before the outbreak of the Civil War. Minor refers here t...

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