Collection Data

Accession MSS 98-3
Collection The Correspondence of William W. Crapo Concerning the Alabama Claims Cases 1870-1876

The letters in this collection were written to lawyer William W. Crapo primarily by other attorneys, especially Henry A. Barling and A.H. Davis. Between 1870 and 1876 Crapo and others were seeking restitution for their clients before the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims in Washington. Additional correspondents include members of Congress, administration officials, and clients whose ships and goods were destroyed by Confederate cruisers during the Civil War.

Current Box Box 1