Digitized materials in this online collection form part of the Blatchford, Seward and Griswold papers (MC-0004) in the MIT Libraries Department of Distinctive Collections. For more information about the materials, please consult the collection finding aid.

Collection scope and contents:
The Blatchford, Seward & Griswold Records consist of material pertaining to thirty-four inventions. Materials date from 1841 to 1910 and include handwritten copies of patent applications and letters patent, correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, drawings, printed court records, court notices, bills of complaint, briefs, witness lists, depositions, subpoenas, affidavits, transcripts of testimony, and patent assignments. Most of the cases were heard in the U.S. Circuit Courts, in a New England, New York, or New Jersey district. A few were heard in State Supreme Courts.

Dates:
1841 - 1910

Please note:
Materials in this collection may be under copyright. Please consult the collection finding aid or catalog record and the MIT Libraries Permissions Policy for more information.

Citation:
Please cite the source item title (dc.title), collection title and identifier, and repository.

Example: Margaret Farrow testimony, 1854 – 1863. Blatchford, Seward and Griswold papers (MC-0004). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections.

Repository details:
Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository https://libraries.mit.edu/distinctive-collections