Law papers, including papers relating to land-title suits, from the Calendar of the Papers of John Jordan Crittenden and names of prominent men who corresponded with Mr. Crittenden, are listed below:
An example of a land suit handled by Mr. Crittenden found in the calendar:
1816-22 July 12; Aug. 31 Ross, David, and heirs of John May, Virginia. Land suit against Richard B. Mason, Maryland. Bill in chancery; subpoena; return; amended bill; answer; agreement of plaintiff's attorney; order for survey; plaintiffs' agreement as to notice; original plat and field notes; depositions of John Isaacs, Henry French, Benjamin Fields, Benjamin Taylor, John Helm, Jacob Vanmeter, Isaac Vanmeter, and Philip Hammond. Copy. 35p.Another example:
1819 [Sept. 2] Mabbut, Alexander. L'Assomption, Canada. Agreement with John Connolly, L'Assomption, Canada, relative to proceeds of land deeded to Mabbut; trust deed to Mabbut by Connolly for land in Canada. Copy. 5p.
Major Crittenden was an aide-de-camp to Governor Isaac Shelby in the War of 1812.
A related volume is The Life of John J. Crittenden: With Selections from His Correspondence and Speeches V2, Volume 2.