Hancock County, Illinois legal documents

Hancock County, Illinois legal documents

Dates: 1836-1875

Materials include documents relating to legal issues in Hancock County, Illinois. Most of the documents deal with payment of fees for printing, advertising and real estate in various Hancock County newspapers including the Hancock Eagle, Warsaw Signal and Hancock Patriot. Dated 1836-1875.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Martin, David C. (David Chancellor), 1939-1992
  • Call Number: MSS 6050
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Hancock County, Illinois legal documents must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6050; Hancock County, Illinois legal documents; 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6050, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by David Martin in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Donated; David Martin; 1986.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Courts--Illinois--Hancock County--History; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Legal documents
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Americana. Documents from a region and time important to the history of the LDS church.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hancock County, Illinois legal documents
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T17:56-0600
Finding Aid Language
English in Latin Script
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

David C. Martin (1939-1992) was a Mormon historian. David Chancellor Martin was born September 3, 1939 in the state of Illinois, and died on July 17, 1992 in San Diego, California. He was born into an RLDS family and later converted to LDS. David Martin lived in the late 20th century and donated the materials to the BYU Special Collections in 1986.

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