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Ottavio Falconieri Papers, 1661-1674
C1305
1 box 0.4 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected papers of the Italian humanist and cleric Ottavio Falconieri (1636-1675). Included are thirteen manuscripts (either autograph drafts or secretarial copies) of texts mostly written in Rome, 1661-74, and 135 autograph drafts and secretarial copies of outgoing letters from Falconieri to Cardinal Francesco Barberini (1597-1679) and others, chiefly written from Brussels between February 1673 and December 1674.
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Delaware Boundary Case Collection, 1664-1932
C0419
7 boxes 5.9 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of photostats of documents collected by assistant New Jersey attorney general Duane E. Minard regarding a state boundary case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, October term, 1929, in which New Jersey was the plaintiff and Delaware the defendant.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of copies of fundamental legal instruments of government (1664-1961) under which people have lived in New Jersey for the last 300 years, gathered by historian, Julian P. Boyd, for the book Fundamental Laws and Constitutions of New Jersey (1964), which he edited.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of over sixty letters and related documents concerning the Estillac sugar plantation in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now the Republic of Haiti) from the late 1750s through the early 1780s. Many of the letters are addressed to A. Mabille, a Paris-based hatter, trustee, and creditor, and pertain to the operations and troubled finances of the plantation under the management of Guillaume Claude Besson and Jean Guillaume Robillard.
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New Jersey Miscellaneous Collection, 1671-1956
C1351
9 boxes 5.6 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of a collection of miscellaneous legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other manuscript materials, assembled from various sources, that relate to New Jersey history or inhabitants of New Jersey from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century.
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Philip Carteret Collection, 1672-1874
C0901
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of autograph letters, with typed transcriptions, of New Jersey's first governor, Philip Carteret.
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Rush Family Papers, 1675-1885 (mostly 1817-1849)
C0079
61 boxes 55 items 11 Volumes 26.55 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The collection documents the career of Richard Rush (Princeton Class of 1797) as lawyer, statesman, and diplomat, emphasizing diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Great Britain while he was minister to Great Britain (1817-1825) and between the United States and France when he was minister to France (1847-1849), as well as his successful efforts (1836-1838) in securing the Smithsonian bequest, which was used to establish the Smithsonian Institution. The papers of Richard Rush constitute the larger part of the collection; letters of his father, Benjamin Rush, M.D. (Princeton Class of 1760), and papers of his son, Benjamin Rush (Princeton Class of 1829, constitute the other major groups of papers in this family archive.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of eighteenth and nineteeth-century records of Boarded Hall Estate, a slave plantation in Barbados in the West Indies. The material was found on the estate in the 1820s by George Harnage, the son of its last English owner, and annotated by him in subsequent years.