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Hancock County (Ill.) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Almon W. Babbitt legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244078]
Identifier: MSS SC 625
Scope and Contents Holographs. The collection includes legal documents concerning various cases in which Babbitt represented clients in the Hancock County, Illinois, courts.
Dates: 1844-1846

Lewis C. Bidamon and Joseph Smith III legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 357
Scope and Contents Documents concerning eleven legal cases involving either Bidamon or Joseph Smith III.
Dates: 1849-1860

Cyril Call papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 774
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal transactions; a tax receipt; an inventory of property; a notice of a scheduled Hancock County, Illinois, court hearing; a judge's decision on a bill of divorce; and a personal letter.
Dates: 1816-1858

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244037]
Identifier: MSS SC 621
Scope and Contents Manuscript documents (8 pages) concerning the case of Martha Aker vs. William S. Hathaway, including subpeonas and judgements.
Dates: 1845-1846

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1247
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten legal documents. The collection includes petitions, contracts, appeals, court orders, and summonses involving members of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1838-1846

Minor R. Deming letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325752]
Identifier: MSS SC 2707
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 17 July 1845 and addressed to "Gen. Ewing." Deming admits that the hope of expelling the Mormons from Hancock County had been abandoned and indicates that he had been accused of the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1845 July 17

Nancy Frost letters to Joseph and Mary Rawlins

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326065]
Identifier: MSS SC 2737
Scope and Contents Contains two photocopies of handwritten letters. These letters were written in Hancock County, Illinois. Frost writes to family members, Mary and Joseph Rawlins, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She discusses religious issues, family matters, and local matters.
Dates: 1850-1855

Artois Hamilton legal papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244219]
Identifier: MSS SC 639
Scope and Contents Mss. collection consists of legal documents concerning Artois Hamilton, including 2 promissory notes, a bond, a forcible detainer, and an affidavit.
Dates: 1842-1858

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court case documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2951
Scope and Contents Documents in the collection relate to criminal and civil court cases which took place in Hancock County, Illinois between 1830 and 1846. They include several debt and trespassing cases, as well as a few for rape, murder, and larceny cases. Documents include affidavits, subpoenas, verdicts, bonds, bills, writs, agreements, and others. There are approximately 100 cases and about 1200 items.
Dates: 1830-1846

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Scope and Contents 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