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Miles Eggleston Role and Record of Attorneys
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Christina Baich, December 2005
Miles Cary Eggleston was born on February 26, 1791, in Amelia County, Virginia. He attended William and Mary College where he studied law. After graduating in 1815, Eggleston moved to the Indiana Territory. He settled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and began a law practice. In 1817, he was admitted to the Indiana bar, moved to Franklin County, and became the prosecuting attorney there the following year. In 1819, Eggleston was elected presiding judge of the 3rd Judicial Circuit and retained the office until December 4, 1844, when he resigned. He continued to practice law after leaving the bench. In 1841, he was appointed to the Indiana University Board of Trustees and served on the Board until 1848. He died on July 19, 1851, in Bedford Springs, Kentucky.
Myers, Burton Dorr. Trustees and Officers of Indiana University 1820 to 1950. Indiana University, 1951.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection contains a photocopy of a Role and Record of Attorneys compiled at the request of Miles Eggleston when he was judge of the 3rd Circuit Court of Indiana. It lists the attorneys licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana from the years 1844 to 1851. Also included is information regarding who granted their licenses and when.
1844-1851 Photocopy of “Role and Record of Attorneys as entered according to the request of one Miles Eggleston, Judge of the third Judicial Circuit of the State of Indiana in the year 1844“
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Language Materials are entirely in English
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