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Justices Docket Criminal Cases

Creator: Coffey County. Justice of the Peace

Date: 1888B-1928B

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 190911

Space Required/Quantity: 0.60 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Justices Docket Criminal Cases

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Two criminal dockets containing summaries of all actions taken in criminal cases appearing before the justice of the peace of Burlington, Kansas. The volumes are organized by date and include 1888-1911 and 1921-1928. Both volumes contain an alphabetical index organized by surname of plaintiff with corresponding page numbers. The entries provide a record of court appearances showing case number, title and cause, attorneys, dates and nature of pleadings filed and writs issued, sheriff’s return, court orders, record of fees and costs, and summaries of judgment for each case. The crimes include assault, battery, theft, drunkenness, and disturbing the peace. Provides a good synopsis of each case.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Burlington (Kan.)
    Coffey County (Kan.)
    Criminal law -- Kansas -- Coffey County -- Cases
    Drunkenness (Criminal law) -- Kansas -- Coffey County -- Cases
    Justices of the peace -- Kansas -- Coffey County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Coffey County. Cities. Burlington. Justice of the Peace.