Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2369
Abstract The contents of this collection represent a cross-section of the legal documents that would have been used in Windsor County, Vermont, just prior to the birth of Joseph Smith, Jr. The other cases paint an interesting picture of the legal environment in which young Joseph grew up. Among the cases are some that deal with debt and wage disputes, divorce suits, counterfeiting and forgery, disputes over land titles, an escape from debtor's prison, family squabbles about who inherits what property,...