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Penn's Charter to Pennsylvania, Journals of Board of Trade regarding Massachusetts claim to New Hampshire and Boundary between Delaware and Maryland, 1680-1691
Collection Description & Creator Information
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.
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:
Penn's Charter to Pennsylvania, Journals of Board of Trade regarding Massachusetts claim to New Hampshire and Boundary between Delaware and Maryland; Delaware Boundary Case Collection, C0419, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 3
- United States. Supreme Court