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Civil Procedure and Courts

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 372 Collections and/or Records:

Grand jury indictment and extradition request

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236165]
Identifier: MSS SC 240
Scope and Contents

Printed indictment with ms. entries for murder and attempted murder against Lessie Bouy, George Brown, John Brown, Richard Jackson, Red Murphy, and Charles Ross. Also includes a request for extradition of those who fled to Texas.

Dates: 1887

Robert J. Smith guardianship bond

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241827]
Identifier: MSS SC 454
Scope and Contents

Printed legal document with ms. entries of Powhattan County, Virginia which appoints Smith guardian of the Jacob Michaux children. 10,000 Pounds was to be forfeited if Smith failed.

Dates: 1777

Guerra letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317338]
Identifier: MSS SC 1891
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter regarding legal matters in California.

Dates: 1840

Habeus corpus

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310515]
Identifier: MSS SC 1313
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed writ of habeus corpus dated 9 September 1858. The document concerns a custody case between Amos M. Musser and Almerin Grow over Grow's daughter Amy.

Dates: 1858 September 9

Collins Rowe Hakes letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336254]
Identifier: MSS 466
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter addressed "to whom it may concern: and especially my own family." The item was written in Mesa, Arizona, and dated 24 April 1916. It was copied by S. C. Richardson on 1 June 1931. Hakes heard of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857 before he moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1858. He writes with the intention of showing that Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had nothing to do with the massacre. He quotes Young as saying to...
Dates: 1916

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.) and Portage County (Ohio) legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4054

Hancock and Portage County legal documents, 1826-1910, contains two archival series: (1) Hancock County documents, 1838-1844, and (2) Portage County documents, 1826-1910. The documents include affidavits, deeds, summons, and filings.

Dates: 1826-1910

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court ejectments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244144]
Identifier: MSS SC 632
Scope and Contents

Mss. Includes two requests for ejectment of individuals from land in the cases of Daniel H. Wells vs. Lodowick Ferre and Daniel H. Wells vs. William M. Powers. Wells also requests $500 in damages from each defendant.

Dates: 1843

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal document

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335843]
Identifier: MSS 1259
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and printed legal document specifying that Davis Amos, Lewis Robison, and Robert D. Foster are legally obligated to pay some money.

Dates: 1842

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court subpeona

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244086]
Identifier: MSS SC 626
Scope and Contents

Printed form with mss. entries. Subpeona to Robert Short to appear in the case of Chittenden vs. Eby.

Dates: 1843