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Justice, Administration of

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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