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Guide to the Edwin A. Abbott papers MSS.0001

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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Collection Title:

Edwin A. Abbott papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0001

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.25 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1873-1883

Abstract:

Files relating to the "Alabama Claims" handled by this Boston attorney concerning damage inflicted by the Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Shenandoah during the final months of the Civil War.Boston attorneyBoston attorney

creator

Abbott, Edwin Abbot, 1838-1926

Scope and Contents note

Files relating to the "Alabama Claims" handled by this Boston attorney concerning damage inflicted by the Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Shenandoah during the final months of the Civil War.

Preferred Citation:

Edwin A. Abbott Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Provenance

Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum

Access Restrictions:

none

Biographical/Historical Note

Boston attorney

Edwin Abbott Papers Box 5501 Folder

Box 5501 Folder 1

Circular letter no. 3 from the Law Offices of J. F. Manning, Washington, D. C., to Edwin Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, July 10, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32046

Circular letter from the Law Offices of J. F. Manning, Washington, D. C., to Edwin Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, June 10, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32047

Circular to war-premium claimants from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, May 5, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32048

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., to Chas L. Colby, Boston, Massachusetts, September 25, 1874, no. 6 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32049

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., to E. H. Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, September 26, 1874, no. 6 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32050

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., January 29, 1875, no. 25 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32051

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., January 27, 1875, no. 26 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32052

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., March 19, 1875, no. 31 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32053

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., October 23, 1875, no. 38 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32054

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., March 7, 1876, no. 48 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32055

Order from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, D. W. Fessenden, March 1, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32056

Order from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, March 26, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32057

Opinion from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims to J. French http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32058

Opinion from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims to J. Harlan http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32059

Letter from Jerome F. Manning, Washington, D. C., January 31, 1886 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32060

Bill, H. R. 4041, January 18, 1886, 49th Congress, 1st Session introduced by Mr. Maybury http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32061

Act, H. R. 4197, May 12, 1882, 47th Congress, 1st Session http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32062

Letter from H. G. Wells, Kalamazoo, Michigan, June 7, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32063

Act, Public No. 7, approved February 15, 1876 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32064

Act, Public No. 16, approved March 6, 1876 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32065

Special Notice from H. G. Wells, July 15, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32066

Letter from K. Rayner, Washington, D. C., to all whom it may concern, May 31, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32067

Box 5501 Folder 2

Letter from Lawson Walker, New York, New York, to Charles L. Colby, Boston, Massachusetts, September 2, 1873 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43576

Letter from Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Edwin H. Abbott, December 1, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43577

Letter from Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Edwin H. Abbott, December 28, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43578

Letter from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, John Davis, Washington, D. C., to Edwin H. Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43579

Letter from Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Edwin H. Abbott, January 18, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43580

Letter from William W. Czapor, Washington, D. C., to Edwin H. Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, December 13, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43581

Letter from Charles Beaman, Jr., New York, New York, to Edwin Hale Abbott, Boston, Massachusetts, October 13, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43582

Letter from Lawson and Walker, New York, New York, to Charles L. Colby, Boston, Massachusetts, May 16, 1876 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43583

Letter from Johnson & Higgins, New York, New York, to Charles L. Colby, July 24, 1876 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43584

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 25, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43585

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 7, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43586

Letter from John McDonald, New York, New York, August 15, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43587

Letter from Lawson & Walker, New York, New York, to Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 17, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43588

Letter from J. F. Manning, Boston, Massachusetts, to Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 28, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43589

Itemized invoice from Samuel H. Wise, Boston, Massachusetts, to Samuel Stevens, October 17, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43590

Itemized invoice to H. W. Dawson, Boston, Massachusetts, October 6, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43591

Itemized invoice from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts to Jacob R. Telfair, October 14, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43592

Itemized invoice from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts to Jacob R. Telfair, New York, New York, October 25, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43593

Itemized invoice from James G. Freeman, Boston, Massachusetts, to Dunbar & Colby, October 12, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43594

Invoice from Samuel Stevens to George May, October 28, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43595

Letter from Fred Ingraham, New York, New York, to Samuel Stevens, October 13, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43596

Memorandum from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, December 20, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43597

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 29, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43598

Letter from Richard Stone, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, December 30, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43599

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 9, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43600

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 12, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43601

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 12, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43602

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 7, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43603

Letter from W. B. Hornblower, New York, New York, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 11, 1884 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43604

Letter from J. F. Manning, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 4, 1884 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43605

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 3, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43606

Draft of a legal document http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43607

Power of attorney for Hannah R. Dunbar, December 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43608

Memorandum of war risks http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43609

Box 5501 Folder 3

Interrogatories regarding war premiums by Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, September 25, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43610

Petition of Charles L. Colby, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43611

Letter from John Davis, Washington, D. C., March 8, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43612

Letter from John Davis, Washington, D. C., March 5, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43613

Letter from John Davis, Washington, D. C., March 9, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43614

Telegram from C. W. Clifford, New Bedford, Massachusetts, to E. H. Abbott, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43615

Agreement documents, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43616

Letter from Samuel Stevens, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 1, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43617

Letter from James G. Freeman, Boston, Massachusetts, July 1, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43618

Letter from James G. Freeman, Boston, Massachusetts, August 10, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43619

Order from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, D. W. Fessenden, April 27, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43620

Opinion from Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Albert Ballard vs. The United States, no. 444, Class 2, to P. J. Wells, April 9, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43621

Telegram from Mr. Spencer, Boston, Massachusetts, to Edwin H. Abbott, January 4, 1883 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43622

Miscellaneous notes and invoice information http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43623

Box 5501 Folder 4

Rules of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims with an appendix, Third Edition, Washington, Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43624

Rules of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims together with the act organizing the court. Second Edition, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43625

Rules of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43626

List of Claims Before the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, organized under the Act of Congress, approved June 23, 1874, Washington, D. C., Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43627

Laws of Alabama Claims and Rules of Court compiled by J. F. Manning, New York, Evening Post Printing Office, 1882 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43628

Reprint from the Boston daily herald of an interview with J. F. Manning on the Alabama Claims and the Geneva Award http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43629

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Garner Colby, Complainant, vs. the United States, Respondent, Petition of Gardner Colby, Boston, Massachusetts, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43630

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Harvey Scudder, Complainant, vs. the United States, Respondent, Petition of Harvey Scudder, Boston, Massachusetts http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43631

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims Lorenzo Marrett vs. the United States, no. 1190, petition of Lorenzo Marrett, East Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43632

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Grace Batson vs. the United States, no. 1189, petition of Grace Batson, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43633

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, James S. McLellan, Complainant, vs. the United States, Respondent, petition of James S. McLellan, Jamaica Plains, Massachusetts, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43634

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Hannah B. Dunbar, complainant, vs. the United States, Respondent, petition of Hannah R. Dunbar, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43635

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Charles L. Colby, complainant, vs. the United States, respondent, petition of Charles L. Colby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43636

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Olive Jane Kallock vs. the United States, no. 773, claimant's brief http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43637

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, ship, Commonwealth, brief of Edwin H. Abbott, counsel for the petitioners http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43638

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, ship, Commonwealth, evidence for claimants http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43639

Petition to Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims vs. the United States http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43640

Box 5501 Folder 5

Court of Commissions of Alabama Claims, in the matter of the capture of the Bark Jireh Swift by the Shenandoah, Jireh Swift, et al., complainants vs. the United States, no. 68, testimony for the complainants http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43641

Rules of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43642

Alabama claims, the distribution of the balance of the Geneva award, existing February, 1886. Argument in support of senate bill no. 1134, and House bill 4041, for a Commission of Alabama Claims http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43643

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, opinion of the Court concerning Henry W. Hubbell, Charles A. Sherman, and Edward H. Gillilan http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43644

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, opinion of the Court concerning Henry W. Hubbell, Charles A. Sherman, and Edward H. Gillilan http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43645

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Frederick A. Schrieber, John G. Parker, and sundry other claimants vs. the United States http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43646

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Richard P. Buck and Frederick Spofford agst. the United States http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43647

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, George Cogswell vs. the United States. no. 566 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43648

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, George Cogswell, complainant, vs. the United States, no. 566 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43649

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, N.P. Mann vs. the United States, no. 533 and George Cogswell vs. the United States, no. 566, brief for complainants http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43650

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Nehemiah P. Mann and Nehemiah P. Mann and Nehemiah P. Mann, Junior, surviving partners of the firm of N. P. Mann & Co., Complainants, vs. the United States, respondent, no. 533 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43651

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, N. P. Mann et. al. vs. the United States, no. 533 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43652

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Henry Taber et al, Complainants, vs. the United States, respondent, no. 492 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43653

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, Buck and Spofford, and sundry other claimants vs. the United States http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43654

In the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, H. A. Barling et al., Exrs. vs. the United States, no. 300 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/43655