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Wisconsin. Justice of the Peace (Eau Claire): Justice Dockets, 1873-1919

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Title: Wisconsin. Justice of the Peace (Eau Claire): Justice Dockets Inclusive Dates: 1873-1919

Creator: Wisconsin. Justice of the Peace (Eau Claire)

Call Number: Eau Claire Series 84

Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (6 volumes in 1 archives box and 1 oversize volume)


Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of

Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations:

UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: Proceedings in Justice Court including a record of complaints entered, arrest and search warrants issued, arraignments and preliminary hearings conducted, trials held, and other actions taken. Information for each case varies but may include: names of parties to the case, their attorneys, and the prosecuting officers in criminal cases; summaries of pleas entered, appearances and testimony by witnesses, papers filed, and motions; record of adjournments, settlements, and discontinuations; a summary of findings by the court and judgments or sentences issued; and a record of fees and costs assessed. The cases involved a variety of civil matters and a few criminal cases; in the absence of the municipal judge, the justice court sometimes heard cases handled by the municipal court.

Language: English

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  • Civil law—Wisconsin—Eau Claire—Cases
  • Criminal law—Wisconsin—Eau Claire—Cases

Contents List

Box 1
Volume 1
1873-1874 (Justices A.C. Fair, W.F. Cook [second ward])
Box 1
Volume 2
1884-1885 (Justice Charles S. Roberts)
Box 1
Volume 3
1887-1890 (Justice T.E. Phillips)
Box 1
Volume 4
1889-1893 (Justice T.E. Phillips)

Box 1
Volume 5

1893-1909 (Justices T.E. Phillips, A.P. Wilder, G.W. Merriman)
Box 1
Volume 6

1905-1912 (Justices N.C. Wilcox, E.M. Bartlett, L.A. Brace [third ward])

Volume 71912-1919 (Justice L. A. Brace [third ward])