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Docket

Creator: Atchison County. Justice of the Peace

Date: 1879-1901

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 196116

Space Required/Quantity: 0.20 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Docket

Scope and Content

Scope and content: One docket maintained by the Justice of the Peace in Mount Pleasant Township, Atchison County, Kansas. The docket provides summary information 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 disposition of case. Arranged chronologically, indexed by plaintiff/defendant. It also provides a summary of the cases and find judgment, as well as all costs associated with the filings and journal entries. The cases usually involve property disputes and indebtedness, and includes cases involving the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. The volume includes a newspaper article from the Atchison Daily Globe discussing how this volume was found and donated to the State Historical Society.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    Docket
    Atchison County (Kan.)
    Court calendars -- Kansas -- Atchison County
    Justices of the peace -- Kansas -- Atchison County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Atchison County. Townships. Mount Pleasant Township. Justice of the Peace.