Frederick Wilmer Sims (1916-1925)

Editorial, “The Appellate Judge-Elect,” The Virginia Law Register, New Series, Vol. 1, No. 11 (Mar., 1916), 858-867.

William Chew Bibb, “Hon. Frederick Wilmer Sims,” Virginia State Bar Association Proceedings, v. 37 (1925), 188-195.

“Frederick Wilmer Sims: Biographical Sketch,” Men of Mark in Virginia, ed. by Lyon Gardiner Tyler, v. 3 (1906-1909), 260-371.

“Frederick Wilmer Sims: Biographical Sketch,” History of Virginia, v. 4 (1924), 438-439.


“Construction of the Virginia Agency Act,” The Virginia Law Register, Vol. 2 No. 12 (April 1897), 878-881.

“The New Act, in Virginia, Concerning Demurrers to Evidence,” The Virginia Law Register, Vol. 12, No. 5 (Sep. 1906), 355-367.

“The ‘Brain Storm,’ or the ‘Irresistible Impulse’ Test, as Affecting Criminal Responsibility, and as a Substitute for the ‘Unwritten Law’ Defense,” The Virginia Law Register, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Jun., 1907), 93-106.

Research collections:

Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Richmond, Va.
William Hodges Mann Papers, 1843-1927, section 7, correspondence, 19 items.
Represented. Mann was Governor of Virginia (1910-1914) and circuit court judge in Nottoway County; he tried unsuccessfully to get appointed to the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Papers, 1905-1987, Concerning Gov. Trinkle’s Private and Post-gubernatorial Life,¬†Section 2; 147 folders.