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Court records

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Janet Allured Research Materials

Identifier: MC 2320
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of research materials created and compiled as part of Janet Allured's research for her doctoral dissertation, Families, Food and Folklore: Women's Culture in the Post-Bellum Ozarks. Contents include transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Allured; topics discussed by interviewees include farming, transportation, shivarees, and family life. In addition, the collection includes photocopies of printed and manuscript...
Dates: circa 1986-1999

Benton County Court Records

Identifier: MC 1577
Scope and Content Note

Positive photocopies of original documents held by the Benton County Archives. Court records showing a call for local Justice of the Peace officers to ratify secession in 1861 and to allocate money to support a home guard unit. 7 legal-size sheets.

Dates: 1861-1869

Benton County Justice of the Peace Court Dockets

Identifier: MC 20
Scope and Content Note

Benton County Justice of Peace court dockets in bound volumes, August 31, 1921-December 30, 1922; January 31, 1925-January 17, 1939.

Dates: 1921-1939

Court Records of Jackson Township, Little River County

Identifier: MC 1028
Scope and Content Note

Court Records from the Justice of the Peace Court of Jackson Township, Little River County, Arkansas.

Dates: 1897-1942

Nineteenth Century Arkansas Legal Documents

Identifier: MC 986
Scope and Content Note

Legal documents pertaining to transactions made through the various courts of Chicot, Phillips, Johnson, and Calhoun counties of Arkansas. Included are materials related to Berry Cason, a law enforcement officer of Columbia, Chicot County, in 1854.

Dates: 1854-1868

Real Estate Bank Case Papers

Identifier: MC 868
Scope and Content Note

Certification of a transcript of proceedings, printed "separate answer" of John Drennen with handwritten additions and corrections, and pages of accounts pertaining to the case of the State of Arkansas vs. the Trustees of the Real Estate Bank and others.

Dates: 1855-1857

Margaret Smith Ross Papers

Identifier: MC 1587
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence, court documents, scrapbooks, diaries, physician appointment books, photographs, drawings, etc. An avid collector of Arkansas-related historical materials, Margaret Smith Ross assembled a collection that includes her personal papers, historical and genealogical research materials, and the original records of the Pulaski County Circuit Court dating from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Her personal papers include correspondence,...
Dates: 1813-2002

Nathan Strong Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1210
Scope and Content Note Letters, memoranda books, court docket books, and account books created by or pertaining to Wesley, Watson, and Henry Strong. The Nathan Strong family papers consist of letters written by Strong family members and acquaintances, including wartime letters written by Wesley Strong from Virginia and Mississippi during 1861 and 1862. An additional Civil War letter written to James Prior of Tulip, Arkansas, from Captain George Alexander of the Third Arkansas Infantry in 1861 is also...
Dates: 1851-1937

Nathan Strong Family Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 1221
Scope and Content Note The collection is essentially a continuation of the Nathan Strong Family Papers (MC 1210). The collection includes personal and business correspondence; invoices, receipts, loose pages from account books detailing sales from Henry Strong's store, and promissory notes; court orders, witness testimonials, depositions, sworn affidavits, arrest warrants, bail and hire bonds; freedmen contracts; and other miscellaneous papers. In this collection there are also documents created by other Justices...
Dates: ca 1847-1892

United States District Court, Arkansas, Western District Correspondence

Identifier: MS W56
Scope and Content Note General Stephen Wheeler served as clerk of the United States Court for the Western District of Arkansas during the time that Judge Parker reigned as judge of that district. He was at the same time clerk of the Federal circuit court at Fort Smith, a division of the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Stephen Wheeler was born February 28, 1839, in Hammondsport, Steuben County, New York, He was an early volunteer in the Federal Army, enlisting as a private September 1, 1861. During his service...
Dates: 1872-1901

U.S. District Court, Arkansas, Western District Records

Identifier: MS Un33r 430
Scope and Content Note Electrostatic copies of indictments, complaints, writs, subpoenas, motions, bonds, orders, depositions, lists, reports, vouchers, receipts, correspondence and other records created by officers of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas or of the U.S. Circuit Court (Commissioner’s Court) for the Western District of Arkansas [see “Note on Courts”] and pertaining to criminal and legal proceedings of the courts. Note on Documents...
Dates: 1844-1906

Washington County Court Probate Record Book

Identifier: MC 2018
Scope and Contents Probate record book of the Washington County Court, including wills, appointments of estate executors, and other probate records from 1829-1839. Individuals with records contained in the book include Martha Wilson, Rial Potter, Robert Hamilton, Thomas Garvin, John L. Taylor, Benjamin Hayles, James Lawrence, Ralph Davis, John Wilson, Thomas Wagnor, Alexander Williams, William Wolf, Evan Harrah, Isham Wood, James Simpson, William A. Wilson, David Dunkin, John Jordan, Ransom Lane, Alexander W....
Dates: 1829-1839

Washington County Historical Society Collection

Identifier: MC 1368
Scope and Content Note The historical papers which comprise Series 1 were maintained to support historical and genealogical research at Headquarters House in Fayetteville, where the society has its offices and a historical museum. The original order of the files has been retained as far as possible, with some adjustments to provide easier access to the materials. There is great variation in the type and quantity of materials in these files, reflecting their existence in a continuing research and publishing...
Dates: circa 1833-1995

Witness Certificates

 Collection — Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3: Series 2; Series 2 [Barcode: 35129217141486]
Identifier: MC 45
Scope and Content Note

Certificates for two witnesses, George Lewis and Sam [Speight], in the case of Arkansas vs. [Janie] Jones, signed by F. J. Ginocchio, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Pulaski County, October 27, 1911.

Dates: 1911