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Circuit Court of the United States District of Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: S3667

Scope and Contents

The Duluth ship canal was dug through Minnesota Point in 1870 to benefit the Duluth harbor.  The City of Superior, fearing the canal would change the flow of water through their ship entry, brought suit against Duluth to halt the construction.

The collection contains a Circuit Court of the United States Bill of Complaint against the City of Duluth and a letter addressed to the City.

Dates

  • 1871

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Duluth ship canal was dug through Minnesota Point in 1870 to benefit the Duluth harbor.  The City of Superior, fearing the canal would change the flow of water through their ship entry, brought suit against Duluth to halt the construction. The collection contains a Circuit Court of the United States Bill of Complaint against the City of Duluth and a letter addressed to the City.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.
Title
Guide to the Circuit Court of the United States District of Minnesota records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526