Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Circuit Court of the United States District of Minnesota records
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.
Joseph B. Cotton Merritt v. Rockefeller scrapbook
The collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to the Merritt v. Rockefeller case.
William E. Culkin papers
The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Duluth Board of Trade records
The Duluth Board of Trade records include information about the functioning of the Board of Trade from its inception in 1881 to the dissolution of the company in 1972.
Duluth Boat Club records
The collection contains club publications, 1891-1920; news clippings, 1912-1972; a 1916 petition urging the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen to hold their regatta in Duluth; two scrapbooks, 1904-1918; legal papers and photographs concerning a suit by Union Construction Co., 1936-1941; photographs of the Duluth Rowing Squad; and miscellany.
Ely Lake land litigation papers
The collection consists of papers which document the disputed land claims of settlers in the vicinity of Ely Lake (formerly known as Cedar Island Lake), which is located in Fayal Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The dispute was based on an allegedly inaccurate survey by the U.S. Surveyor General's office and on the U.S. Homestead Law.
Alden Lind papers
This collection contains reports, correspondence, court materials and exhibits related to the Reserve Mining Company controversy over the company’s policy of discharging taconite tailings into Lake Superior.
Frederic W. Paine papers
The collection contains contracts, statements, correspondence, and biographical material. Most of the records concern Paine's interest in the Bay View Land Co. from 1894 through 1921, and a lawsuit against the Security Bank by the Mercantile Bank of New York in 1896.
Reserve Mining Legal Case records
The collection contains legal correspondence, testimony, briefs, transcripts, reports, and exhibits dealing with the various legal trials.
Albert Seip letter
The collections consists of a letter from Albert Seip to L.A. Larsen concerning the Merritt-Rockefeller dispute.
Shenango Mine collection
Collection includes: 8 photographs circa 1907 of the Shenango Mine area; printed copy of the First Mortgage, or Deed of Trust, the Shenango Furnace Company to the Pittsburgh Trust Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and printed copy of complaint in District Court of Minnesota 11th Judicial District, Shenango Furnace Company vs. Mary E. McCahill.
Standard Salt and Cement Company court transcript
The collection consists of a transcript of a civil court case between Standard Salt and Cement Company – plaintiff, and Edward C. Leidel, Henry A. Leidel, and Marion Douglas, defendants.