George Ranney Justice of the Peace docket book
Scope and Contents
The docket book contains information regarding the decisions and actions during George Ranney's tenure as justice of the peace in Kirtland, Ohio. As justice of the peace, Ranney describes cases of dispute in Lake County, Ohio, and though he does not make any direct references to Mormons, several individuals involved in legal cases have some affiliation with the Mormon Church. This includes Frederick G. Williams, John E. Page, Benjamin Johnson, William Smith, and numerous Cowderys and Grangers. There are also occasional references back to the Oliver Cowdery and Warren A. Cowdery just of the peace docket books.
- Ranney, George, 1786-1861 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Copies for patron use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Justice of the peace docket book Kirtland, Ohio must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Justice of the peace in Kirtland, Ohio.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS788.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Justice of the peace docket book Kirtland, Ohio
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 21
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.