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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Fisher letter to Caesar Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0070

Autograph letter from Delaware lawyer John Fisher to Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Caesar Rodney, regarding a libel case against the ship, Superior, on October 6, 1812. John Fisher also served as Delaware politician and United States District Court Judge.

Dates: 1812 October 6

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