Theodore Romeyn papers, 1836-1886.


Theodore Romeyn papers, 1836-1886.

Papers include miscellaneous papers relating to legal activities of Romeyn and his law partners. Included are the will of Eber Brock Warn and material relating to the case of John Atkins vs. Detroit Free Press, and Crane vs. Reeder, contesting the title to Private Claim No. 39, Detroit.

10 linear ft. (3 boxes, 5 wallets, 20 volumes)

Related Entities

There are 3 Entities related to this resource.

Rutgers University (corporateBody)

Ward, Eber B., 1811-1875 (person)

In 1807 Eber Ward married Sally Potter (d. 1818). Together they had four children, including Emily (1809- ) and Eber Brock (1811-1875). At various times, the family lived in Upper Canada, Salem (Ohio), Detroit, Bois Blanc, and Mackinac (Mich.). Eber served as the lighthouse keeper at Bois Blanc, 1830-1831. As a young man, Eber B. Ward worked with his uncle, Samuel Ward, a prominent shipbuilder in Marine City (Mich.). Eventually they became partners in "Ward's Line of Steamers" and successfully b...

Romeyn, Theodore, 1810-1885 (person)

Romeyn, who lived in Detroit, Michigan, served on the Committee on Immigration of Dutch to Michigan. From the description of Papers, 1847. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535747 Theodore Romeyn was born in Hackensack, N.J. on Aug 22, 1810. he studied law at Rutgers University, and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1832. Romeyn moved to Detroit in December 1835, where he lived until 1848 when he went to New York for ten years. He p...