Finding aid of the Morris M. Estee and E. H. Heacock Papers C058843

Finding aid prepared by Alexandria Brown / Michael Lange
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
pkeats@californiapioneers.org
12/20/2011


Title: Estee, Morris M. and Heacock, E. H. Papers
Identifier/Call Number: C058843
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: B001392
Storage Unit: C058843
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 item)
Date: 1869
Abstract: This folder contains a 06/01/1869 business partnership agreement between E. H. Heacock and Morris M. Estee to start a law firm together.
creator: Estee, Morris M. (Morris March), 1833-1903
creator: Heacock, E. H.

Existence and Location of Originals note

The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a 06/01/1869 business partnership agreement between E. H. Heacock and Morris M. Estee to start a law firm together. It is written on paper imprinted: "Harmon & Estee, Attorneys at Law. Office - 410 Montgomery Street, San Francisco Cal." with the name "Harmon" being crossed out in ink.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on access.

Preferred Citation note

Morris M. Estee and E. H. Heacock Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

Biographical/Historical note

Morris M. Estee (November 23, 1833 – October 27, 1903) was an American Republican lawyer and politician from California. He was elected in 1862 to the California State Assembly, one of five members representing the 16th District. From 1863 to 1866 he was District Attorney for Sacramento County. In 1866 he moved to San Francisco, and practiced with a number of partners including John Henry Boalt. In 1873 he was re-elected to the Assembly, one of 12 members representing the San Francisco portion of the 8th District, and he was Speaker of the Assembly from 1873 to 1874. He died October 27, 1903 in Honolulu, Hawaii, at age 69.
E.H. Heacock was a Sacramento County Senator in 1861-1862, 1864-1868. He was also the Sacramento City Attorney in 1863, 1865-1866. He was the County Judge for Santa Cruz County in 1872-1874. He was a U.S. Commissioner from 1892-1910.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Law firms--California--San Francisco County.