Randolph Horton Papers,1877-1928

Collection Number: 1799

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Randolph Horton papers, 1877-1928.
Collection Number:
1799
Creator:
Randolph Horton, 1850-1929.
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Legal papers, correspondence, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Primarily legal papers pertaining to various cases over which Judge Horton presided while Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, 6th Judicial District or as a private attorney; also, correspondence and papers (1917-1919) relating to the Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, of which Horton was a trustee, mainly in connection with its going into receivership and with its dissolution.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lawyer, judge, mayor of Ithaca, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Primarily legal papers pertaining to various cases over which Judge Horton presided while Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, 6th Judicial District or as a private attorney. Includes typed charges to the jury, printed appeal books, and a few letters; also, correspondence and papers (1917-1919) relating to the Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, of which Horton was a trustee, mainly in connection with its going into receivership and with its dissolution.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Horton, Randolph, 1850-1929.
Ithaca Calendar Clock Company.
New York (State). Supreme Court (Sixth District)

Subjects:
Bankruptcy.
Law
Judges.
Lawyers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Randolph Horton papers, #1799. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Bishop, Anna H., Estate
Box 1 Folder 2
Broome County - Charges to Jury
Box 1 Folder 3-4
Broome County Supreme Court - Hon. Randolph Horton, Ithaca, N.Y. Charges
Box 1 Folder 5
Corbin, Edd W., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 6
Dassance, Mary A., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 7
Davis, Dewitt C., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 8
Fleming, Andrew J., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 9
Fleming, Mary E., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 10
Griffith, Anna F., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 11
Ithaca Calendar Clock Company
Box 1 Folder 12
Jefferson, Lucy A., Papers: printed appeals and letters
Box 1 Folder 13
McKinney, James A., Estate of
Box 1 Folder 14
Pierson, A.C., Estate of
Box 2 Folder 15
Poole, Mary L.
Box 2 Folder 16
Poyer, Aaron, Estate of
Box 2 Folder 17
Protts, Roger, Case
Box 2 Folder 18
Puff, Alice B., Estate of
Box 2 Folder 19
Quick, Martin A.
Box 2 Folder 20
Ribble, Libbie, Matter
Box 2 Folder 21
Rothchild, Daniel, Estate of
Box 2 Folder 22
Solomon, Mike, Case
Box 2 Folder 23
Trapp, Earl J. - Bankruptcy matter
Box 2 Folder 24
Waverly
Box 2 Folder 25
Waverly Water Case
Box 2 Folder 26
Westmiller, Warren D., Estate of
Box 2 Folder 27
Miscellaneous documents (not in folder)
Box 2
Reprint from Ithaca Journal (undated) re: Horton's running for re-election as Justice, Supreme Court, 6th Judicial District (Democrat)
Onetime Mayor of Ithaca 1909-1912(?); born Truxton 1850, lived in Cortland, Ithaca, attended Cornell; City Attorney; practiced law 1877-; circa. 1877-1928
Box 2
Typed carbon copy of a 9 pp. Report to Randolph Horton, Ithaca Mayor, Apr. 15, 1909
From the Mayor's Committee of Citizens (Jacob Rothschild, Walter McCormick, Robert C. Osborn, Charles C. Howell, Joseph Campbell) who considered and investigated the question of erecting a Hospital for contagious diseases in the City of Ithaca and providing for its operation and maintenance. The Report also includes a summary of early hospital facilities, 1889- .
Ithaca Calendar Clock Co. - bankrupt 1917
Co. Letterhead (samples)
Letters to Randolph Horton - Trustee for bondholders of I.C.C. - co. business (closing out - selling stock) - H.J. Bool Co., Inc. Ithaca, 1818-1819
List of bondholders of co.
Bills
Ithaca Silk Mills - account of mason work done for by D.B. & Co. (?)
Driscoll Bros. & Co., Ithaca - bill to I.C.C.
Summary of inventory 1917 (Oct. 1)
List of machinery formerly belonging to I.C.C.
Statement to bondholders ( 1917 ) re: financial status of Co. and decisions of bondholders regarding financial status
Copies of legal papers
1918 - Letter to Jared T. Newman re: sale of machinery
Lists of equipment for sale
Letters to George W. Miller, President and General Manager
Copy of letter from George W. Miller ( 1917 ) explaining bitterly to a creditor in Boston why the Company went into receivership
Statement by Newman of best method of disposing of I.C.C.
Letter from J.T.N. to R.H.