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Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858
Legal Accounts of John Morin Scott
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists primarily of three hundred forty-six account sheets kept by American lawyer John Morin Scott (Princeton Class of 1805) covering his legal work in Philadelphia from June 1829 through March 1858.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three hundred forty-six account sheets kept by Scott (Princeton Class of 1805) covering his legal work in Philadelphia from June 1829 through March 1858, and a letter to the Phrenakosmian Society of Pennsylvania College accepting an honorary membership (Jan. 29, 1838).

Collection Creator Biography:

Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858

A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1805), John Morin Scott was a lawyer and served as mayor of Philadelphia from 1841 to 1847.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Legal Accounts of John Morin Scott; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1