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Edward G. DeVault Collection

 Collection — Box: G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-402

Scope and Contents

The Edward G. DeVault Family Papers consists of a physician's notebook belonging to W. B. DeVault and a Washington County, Tennessee Justice of the Peace ledger for Civil District 16 (Leesburg) kept by Samuel Conley, Justice of the Peace.

The physician's notebook describes medical and surgical procedures and identifies many different types of drugs and compounds used in 19th century medical practice. The justice of the peace ledger contains names of plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal cases heard before the justice and the final rulings of each case.


  • 1850-1881


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


0.15 linear feet