Signed copy of War and Peace Hamilton
Signed copy of War and Peace Hamilton
Signed copy of War and Peace Hamilton

Rutgers v. Waddington Case

Alexander Hamilton (Defense)

Rights of War and Peace Used in Case Notes


BOOK & RUTGERS CASE LINK
Rutgers v. Waddington was a case held in New York in 1784 of which Joshua Waddington, defendant, was represented by Alexander Hamilton.

Annotations and other markings by Alexander Hamilton within his book, The Rights of War and Peace, can be directly linked (sourced and cited) to the Rutgers v. Waddington case notes.

Provided to the right are comparisons of Hamilton’s book with his Rutgers v. Waddington case notes¹.

COMPARISONS
Left: Hamilton's Rutgers v. Waddington case notes.
The last sentence references Page 622 Book 3. Chapter 9, Section 13, Paragraph 2.

Right: Hamilton's book, The Rights of War and Peace.
Page 622 Book 3. Chapter 9, Section 13, Paragraph 2, marked with a manicule(pointing hand symbol).

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COMPARISONS
Left: Hamilton's Rutgers v. Waddington case notes.
Second side note, Grotius Book 3, Chapter 20, Section 15, Page 699, referencing Barbeyrac’s notes.

Right: Hamilton's book, The Rights of War and Peace.
Grotius Book 3, Chapter 20, Section 15, Page 699. Annotations with Barbeyrac's notes at the bottom.


1. Rutgers v. Waddington case notes, Burke Library, Special Collections(manuscripts), Hamilton College.