Hancock County legal papers collection

Hancock County legal papers collection

Dates: 1830-1868

The contents of this collection are mainly autographed, though some are typewritten. They are legal documents documenting cases presented in Hancock County, Illinois between 1830 and 1868

  • Extent: 42 folders (4.2 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3234
  • 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 legal papers collection 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 SC 3234; Hancock County legal papers collection; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3234, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The contents of this collection were purchased from Peter Crawley in October of 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Peter Crawley.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3234.xml
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Hancock County (Ill.)--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Legal documents
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hancock County legal papers collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:26-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

The contents of this collection include documents which record some legal proceedings of the circuit court in Hancock County, Illinois, between the years of 1830 and 1868.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts