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Manuscript Group 252, Amzi Dodd (1793-1838), Lawyer

Papers, 1785-1840, 3.0 linear feet

Call Number: MG 252 + box & folder number


Summary:

Chiefly legal papers of Amzi Dodd who practiced law in Newark, New Jersey from 1817 until his death.  He also served as Prosecutor of the Pleas for Essex County, and as a member of the General Assembly, 1826-1827, and Senate, 1829, of New Jersey.  Dodd was a member and Judge Advocate of the Essex Brigade of Militia, 1810-1823, and both a Freemason and National Republican during his adult life.  Included are materials relative to Moses Bigelow, Joseph C. Hornblower, Alexander C. McWhorter, William Pennington, David Bayard Ogden, and Smith Scudder.  There are also legal papers pertaining to the cases of Thomas Gibbons vs. Aaron Ogden, 1816-1823; the Morris Canal and Banking Company, 1826-1827; the New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company, 1833; and the patent suit of John Warner vs. David Flagg, 1826-1834.  Dodd is not to be confused with his nephew Amzi Dodd (1823-1913).

 

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 386, Ogden Family (Newark and Elizabeth, NJ)

Manuscript Group 454, Condit-Dodd Family Papers

Manuscript Group 1302, Gibbons Family (Savannah, GA and Madison, NJ) Papers

Separated material: Broadside 312, Newark Railway

Container List: 

Box

Folder

Title

Dates

       
1 1 Correspondence 1819-1820
  2 Correspondence  
  3 Correspondence 1821-1824
  4 Correspondence  
  5 Correspondence 1825-1830
  6 Correspondence  
  7 Correspondence 1831-1834
  8 Correspondence 1825-1838
  9 Letters received n.d.
2 1 Essex Brigade of Militia records 1810-1823
  2 Essex Brigade of Militia records 1810-1823
  3 Essex Brigade of Militia records 1810-1823
  4 Essex Brigade of Militia records  
  5 Essex Brigade of Militia records 1810-1823
  6 Legal papers  
  7 Essex Brigade of Militia records 1810-1823
  8 Addresses and political bills n.d.
  9 Law notes n.d.
  10 Law notes  
  11 Docket ca.1833
  12 Newark, NJ Town Meeting minutes n.d.
3 1 Account books 1834
  2 Account books 1822-1823, 1836-1838
  3 Legal papers 1816-1819
  4 Legal papers 1785-1800
  5 Legal papers 1801-1815
  6 Legal papers 1801-1815
  7 Legal papers  
  8 Legal papers  
  9 Legal papers  
  10 Legal papers 1820
4 1 Legal papers  
  2 Legal papers  
  3 Legal papers 1821-1822
  4 Legal papers  
  5 Legal papers 1823-1825
  6 Legal papers  
  7 Legal papers  
  8 Legal papers 1826-1829
  9 Legal papers  
  10 Legal papers 1830
  11 Legal papers  
5 1 Legal papers 1831-1832
  2 Legal papers  
  3 Legal papers  
  4 Legal papers 1833-1835
  5 Legal papers  
  6 Legal papers  
  7 Legal papers 1836-1838
  8 John Warner vs. David Flagg, patent case 1826-1834
  9 Legal papers – New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Co. 1833
  10 Legal papers – Morris Canal and Banking Co. 1826
  11 Thomas Gibbons vs. Aaron Ogden, notes on trial September 18, 1823
  12 Legal papers – William Budd 1831-1841
6 1 Jabez Pierson, Joseph Pierson, Job Crowel & James Crowell vs. Nathan Squier  
  2 Legal papers n.d.
  3 Legal papers n.d.
  4 Legal papers  
  5 Legal papers n.d.
  6 Legal papers  
  7 Legal papers n.d.
  8 Legal papers n.d.
7 1 Legal papers n.d.
  2 Legal papers  
  3 Maps n.d.
  4 Mystic Lodge No.17 of GS Records 1885-1888
  5 Essex County Court of Oyer and Terminer, Minutes of Grand Jury September 1829
  6 Printed material  
  7 Legal papers  
  8 Legal papers  
  9 Legal papers  

Initial processing of this collection was provided as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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