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

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2014


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: Boxes 1-7 cover civil and criminal case files, 1850-1863, with one from 1882. Box 8 covers probate files from 1850-1860. Container list only available for probate files. Boxes contain loose, folded records in chronological order. Volumes 1-9 bound volumes cover 1830-1850 (volumes 1-7: criminal cases; volumes 8-9: civil cases). Partial index: 1830-1850 and Finding Aid is for the bound volumes (unpublished; only available in reading room). Additional 9 volumes, no finding aid available.
Language of Material: English

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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

Boxes 1-7 cover civil and criminal case files, 1850-1863, with one from 1882. Box 8 covers probate files from 1850-1860. Container list only available for probate files. Boxes contain loose, folded records in chronological order. Volumes 1-9 bound volumes cover 1830-1850 (volumes 1-7: criminal cases; volumes 8-9: civil cases). Partial index: 1830-1850 and Finding Aid is for the bound volumes (unpublished; only available in reading room). Additional 9 volumes, no finding aid available: Minutes of Proceedings in the District Court 1850-51 (Spine: Los Angeles District Court, 1st Judicial Dist. Los Angeles County) June 24, 1850 to Feb. 16, 1852 Minutes Court of Sessions Civil & Criminal Business No. 1 Los Angeles County Record of the Board of Supervisors 1852-1855, Board of Supervisors No. 1 Los Angeles County. Apr. 20, 1852 to Feb. 5, 1855 Minutes Court of Sessions County Business No. 2 Los Angeles County. Apr. 6, 1852 to Feb. 5, 1856 Minutes Court of Sessions Criminal Business No. 2 Los Angeles County. July 1, 1852 to Aug. 12, 1856 Minutes Probate Court No. 2 Los Angeles County. Feb. 5, 1856 to July 23, 1859 Minutes Court of Sessions No. 3 Los Angeles County. Aug. 5, 1859 to May 6, 1863 Court of Sessions Vol. 4 Special Term Los Angeles County. Aug. 5, 1859 to Dec. 16, 1863 Minutes Court of Sessions No. 5 Los Angeles County. [See also General Reference file in workroom for a copy of the L.A. Superior Court Records at the Huntington Library.] Pre-Superior Court case files, from 1850 through 1879, are held at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Indexing Terms

Courts -- California -- Los Angeles County
Courts -- Alta California