Thomas Turner Fauntleroy, Jr. (1883-1895)

Further reading:

Elizabeth Terry Long, Thomas Turner Fauntleroy (1823-1906), Dictionary of Virginia Biography (2015).

Brent Tarter, Thomas’s Administrator v. Bettie Thomas Lewis (1892), Encyclopedia Virginia (2015).

“News of the Profession: Judge Thomas Turner Fauntleroy, of Virginia, Died in St. Louis,” The Virginia Law Register, Vol. 12, No. 7 (Nov. 1906), 585-588.


“Eulogium upon the Life, Character, and Public Services of the late Ex-president James Knox Polk, Delivered Before the Citizens of Winchester and Frederick county, Va., at the Episcopal Church, August 18, 1849.” Winchester, Va.: Printed at the Republican office (1849).

“Address of T.T. Fauntleroy, Jr. to the Loudoun Democracy, at the Celebration in Leesburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1852,” Leesburg, Va.: W.S. Hough, printer (1852).

“Argument of Thomas T. Fauntleroy, Jr., Esq., before a Military Commission Sitting in Winchester, Va., August 1, 1867.”

“To the Voters of Frederick County, Va.,” Broadside, Winchester, Va. (1879).

“A Judicial Vindication of Attorney General F.S. Blair: Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Blair, Attorney-General, vs. Marye, Auditor. Opinion of the Court Delivered by Fauntleroy, J[udge]. Pertains to fees paid the attorney-general” (1885).

Research collections:

Library of Virginia (Local Government Records Collection, Frederick County)
Richmond, Va.
Fee book, Barton, Williams, and Fauntleroy (Frederick County, Va.), 1860-1867.
Records in chronological order the firm’s legal activities from May 1860 to July 1863. Each entry lists name of client or court case, service rendered, and amount owed.

University of Virginia (Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library)
Charlottesville, Va.
Fauntleroy Family Papers, 1847-1957; 3000 items.
Family and personal business correspondence of Thomas Turner Fauntleroy, members of his family, and of the related Willis family.

University of Virginia (Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Special Collections)
Charlottesville, Va:
Thomas Turner Fauntleroy, Sr. Commonplace Book, 1827-.
A book of precedents arranged by subject, kept by Judge Fauntleroy’s father, with a list of law books he owned in 1828; and clippings about Thomas Turner Fauntleroy, Jr.

Virginia State Law Library (Supreme Court of Virginia Archives)
Richmond, Va.
Letters (3) from Thomas T. Fauntleroy, Jr., to James B. Dornan, Clerk of the Supreme Court of Virginia at Staunton, 1895-1900.
Letters pertain to criticism, by early leaders of the Virginia State Bar Association, of the supreme court judges appointed by the Readjuster party.  Finding aid available.