Guide to the Placer County Legal Records, 1851-1856

Processed by The California State Library staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
California History Room
California State Library
Library and Courts Building II
900 N. Street, Room 200
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, California 94237-0001
Phone: (916) 654-0176
Fax: (916) 654-8777
Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
© 1999
California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Placer County Legal Records, 1851-1856



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Placer County Legal Records,
Date (inclusive): 1851-1856
Box Number: 1372
Creator: Placer County (Calif.)
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Placer County Legal Records, California State Library.

Access Points

County government-California-Placer County-Records and correspondence
Court records--California--Placer County
Placer County (Calif.)--History-Sources

Contents

Records of court cases, public administrator's reports, road overseer's reports, bonds.

History

Placer County was created April 25, 1851, from parts of Sutter and Yuba Counties. It was an important mining county and was given its name because placer mining was the principal method of mining for gold there. Auburn is the county seat.

Related Collections

California legal records

Container List

Box Box 1372

Arranged alphabetically by type of material.