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Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.

Dates

  • 1839-1860

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Legal documents must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Arrangement

Documents are arranged alphabetically either by plaintiff in a suit or by the petitioner in a single action.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1443.xml

Custodial History

Purchased from David Martin, Steven Barnett, and Peter Crawley, 1975.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents
Status
completed
Author
Amy Perez
Date
2011 March 9
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States