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Court records

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered court record books containing short case summaries and judgments, as well as works on the administrative records of courts. Works on public records in general, including those held in courthouses, are entered under Public records.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alger Hiss collection

Identifier: MS 2504

This collection contains mainly court proceedings, government publications, and correspondence related to Alger Hiss (1904-1996), who was publicly accused of belonging to the Communist Party and of participating in Soviet espionage activities.

Dates: 1934-1979

Baltimore County Court dockets

Identifier: MS 0068

Dockets of Baltimore County Court for Jun 1757, Nov 1757, Mar 1758, Aug 1769, Mar 1770, Jun 1770, Nov 1770, Nov 1771, Mar 1772, Aug 1773, Nov 1775.

Dates: 1757 - 1773

Baltimore County Court Liber BB No. F

Identifier: MS 0067

The collection contains a captioned docket containing minutes, registers of court sessions, etc.

Dates: 1758 - 1763

Baltimore County Court proceedings

Identifier: MS 0070

This collection contains 2 volumes of negative photocopies of Baltimore County Court proceedings.

Dates: 1682 - 1686

Baltimore County land papers manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 2648

This collection contains plats, surveys, deeds, rental contracts, and court case documents concerning land in the Baltimore County area.

Dates: 1685-1910; Majority of material found in 1716-1853

Caroline County records

Identifier: MS 0199

Poll list of 2nd District of Caroline County for (1800). General Assembly election. Road Book 1827; Road Book 1801-16. Caroline County Tax List 1845. Court Minutes: Mar. 1783-Oct. 1785; Mar. 1786-Oct. 1788; Mar. 1789-Oct. 1789; Mar. 1790-May 1791.

Dates: 1783 - 1827

Cecil County papers

Identifier: MS 0231

This collections contains legal records from the Cecil County, (Md.) Court, 1746-1831.

Dates: 1746-1831

Charles County court records

Identifier: MS 0227

This collection contains positive photostatic copies of Liber A. Printed in ARCHIVES OF MD, vol. 53. Charles County Court Records 1658-62.

Dates: 1658 June-1662 December

Scheffres collection of Maryland colonial court records

Identifier: MS 3071

The Scheffre collection consists of 21 court documents and correspondence between court justices and sheriffs in Baltimore, Maryland from 1770- 1786.

Dates: 1770-1786

William J. Ward collection

Identifier: MS 3056
Abstract Summary: This collection is the personal and business papers of William J. Ward, 1808-1892, consisting of: business and family correspondence; indentures, deeds depositions, land plats, and other legal documents; receipts, lists, and other financial documents; printed materials; and a garden journal. Some correspondence in the collection mentions Civil War Reconstruction issues from the perspective of a Southern Sympathizer. Of particular interest is a sermon by William J. Ward, published in...
Dates: 1725-1911