Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Minard, Duane E. (Duane Elmer), 1880-1964, collector
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Delaware Boundary Case Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j9602069h
Dates:
1664-1932
Size:
7 boxes and 5.9 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1-5; 2a; 4a
Language:
English

Abstract

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.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of photostats of documents collected by 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. The collection contains copies of documents going back to the reign of King Charles II of Great Britain, which were placed in evidence to determine where in the Delaware River and Bay the exact division of territory between the two states lay. There are deeds, petitions, reports, minutes, river charts, and maps used to support the claims of both parties.

Arrangement:

The documents are arranged numerically from 1 to 1408 as court "exhibits."

Collection Creator Biography:

Duane E. Minard was an American lawyer and assistant attorney general for the state of New Jersey.

Collection History

Processing Information:

Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Delaware Boundary Case Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j9602069h
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184