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Alcalde/L.A. County Court Records, 1830-1863
GC 1164  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • 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

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    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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