The Early Los Angeles Court Transcript
Collection (1885-1904) consists of transcripts of court cases in Los Angeles, California
from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection contains some
transcripts of trials, but the majority of documents are transcripts of the testimony
for preliminary examinations. The court cases in the collection deal with a broad range
of topics including fraud, burglary, grand larceny, rape, incest, murder, assault with a
deadly weapon, embezzlement, perjury, bribery, and libel. The various crimes and court
proceedings take place throughout the Los Angeles area including Redondo, Covina, San
Dimas, Compton, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Pomona.
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