LOC/K/K1. Law, General
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.
Collection is comprised of the certificate permitting Melvin C. George to practice as an attorney before the U.S. Supreme Court.