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HOLLIS 2383087

Dodge and Dodge (Firm). Records, 1888-1902: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 2383087
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dodge and Dodge (Firm)
Title: Dodge and Dodge (Firm) records
Date(s): 1888-1902
Quantity: 5 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm of Dodge and Dodge. Cases relate mainly to suits filed to recover for damages caused by collisions of ships at sea or in harbor. Issues of law focus on rules of shipping, especially the Rules of 1864 (Rev. Stats. of the U.S. Sec. 4233, Rule 16) and the 1885 Revised International Rules and Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea (Article 14).

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.

Processing Information:

None available.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Scope and Contents

Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm, which include motions, memoranda, dispositions, correspondence, etc. of admiralty cases. Cases relate mainly to suits to recover damages caused by ship collisions. Frederic Dodge and Edward Sherman Dodge were raised in Cambridge, Mass. and both attended Harvard College. Frederic graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1869 and Edward in 1877.

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Additional Index Terms

Maritime law -Massachusetts.
Marine accidents -Massachusetts.
Seizure of vessels and cargoes -Law and legislation -United States.
Shipping -Massachusetts.
Ships -Valuation.
Bryant, John D.
Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858-1959.
Carter, John M.
Dodge, Edward Sherman, 1855-1934.
Dodge, Frederic, 1847-1927.
Hogan, William E.
Nelson, Thomas L., 1827-
Russell, Arthur Hastings, 1859-
Russell, Charles Theodore, 1851-1903.
Russell, William E. (William Eustis), 1857-1896.
Smith, Robert H.
Webb, Nathan, 1825-1902.
Wing, Henry Thomas, 1849-1934.