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Civil Docket

Creator: Ellsworth County (Kan.)

Date: 1888-1899

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 196124

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 1.00 Volume(s), Large

Title (Main title): Civil Docket

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Large leather-bound journal describing civil cases adjudicated by the Ellsworth County Justice of the Peace from 1888-1899. Each case's description includes: justice's name; name of Ellsworth County township; plaintiff's, defendant's and attorneys' names; case number; amount claimed, a summary of the court proceedings for that case; settlement terms; fees assessment (including amounts paid to witnesses, jurors, and constables); and detailed records of payments. A partial index, organized alphabetically by plaintiff name, is provided at the beginning of the journal.


Locator Contents
020-05-05-02  1888-1899. Civil docket journal. 

Index Terms


    Ellsworth County (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century
    Civil procedure -- Kansas -- Ellsworth County
    Justices of the peace -- Kansas -- Ellsworth County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Ellsworth County.
    Local Government Agencies. Ellsworth County. County Offices. Justice of the Peace.