Alcalde/L.A. County Court Records, 1830-1863

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Alcalde/L.A. County Court Records, 1830-1863
Dates: 1830-1882
Collection Number: GC 1164
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 8 letter; 18 bound volumes)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Los Angeles area court records; civil, criminal and probate cases, 1830 – 1863, with one item from 1882. Also the first minutes book of the County Board of Supervisors, dated 1852.
Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian

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Preferred Citation

Alcalde/L.A. County Court Records, 1830-1863. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Los Angeles area court records; civil, criminal and probate cases, 1830 – 1863, with one item from 1882. Also the first minutes book of the County Board of Supervisors, dated 1852. Organized in four series: Series 1. 8 boxes contain loose, folded records in chronological order. 1850-1863, with one item from 1882. Series 2. 7 volumes of criminal court records; 2 volumes of civil court records; handwritten in Spanish. 1830-1850. Series 3. 6 volumes of the Minutes of the Court of Sessions. Civil and criminal records. 1850-1863. Series 4. Additional volumes, labeled other than Court of Sessions. 1850-1856.

Indexing Terms

Courts -- California -- Los Angeles County
Courts -- Alta California
Crime--California--Los Angeles--History--19th century.

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