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Guide to the Bristol County, Massachusetts, Court Records

MSN/COL 2717


Collection Summary

Title: Bristol County, Massachusetts, court records
Dates: 1696/7-1816
Collection No.: MSN/COL 2717
Extent: 96 folders; 1 box
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: An accumulation of 96 single-sheet manuscript file documents issued by or directed to the judiciary of Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts, mostly during the colonial period.

Selected Search Terms

Bristol County (Mass.) -- History -- Sources
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775
Law -- Massachusetts -- History
Courts -- Massachusetts -- History

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: Bristol County, Massachusetts, Court Records, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The collection of Bristol County court records was assembled by the University Libraries from 2000 to 2005. Most of the items were purchased from Lonn B. Leach of Davie, Florida. Arranged and described 2005, by Jeremy Kiene and George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

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