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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Black docket book

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0150

This handwritten book contains a listing of 565 civil and criminal cases, numbered 5824 to 6386, brought before Robert M. Black, Justice of the Peace for Pencader Hundred, Delaware. Each case is described with a charge, verdict, court costs, and other relevant information. Occasional receipts for fines are attached. Primarily, the cases involved disputes related to business and employment transactions.

Dates: 1869-1887

David M. Nelson papers

Identifier: MSS 0328

The David M. Nelson papers document the military, athletic, coaching, and administrative careers of twentieth century American football rules authority and former University of Delaware coach and administrator, David Moir Nelson.

Dates: 1936–1991; Majority of material found within 1951–1991

James M. Watson docket book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0031

This docket book is a register of debt litigation and collection kept by James M. Watson, a justice of the peace in New Castle County, Delaware, between 1875 and 1883.

Dates: 1875-1883

James Patriot Wilson docket book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0034

James Patriot Wilson (1769-1830) was a Delaware lawyer and Presbyterian minister. The James Patriot Wilson docket book, also known as Wilson's Red Book, is a small, red leather notebook of approximately 430 handwritten pages recording Delaware court cases from 1792 to 1801, argued before the Court of Common Pleas, Court of Quarter Sessions, Delaware Supreme Court, Court of Oyer and Terminer, Court of Chancery, and the High Court of Errors and Appeals.

Dates: 1792-1800