Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Lafayette County): Criminal Case Files, 1837-1928

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Title: Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Lafayette County): Criminal Case Files
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1928

  • Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Lafayette County)
Call Number: Lafayette Series 43

Quantity: 4.5 c.f. (14 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
UW-Platteville Southwest Wisconsin Room / Platteville Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Records relating to criminal cases tried before the territorial circuit and district court and the Circuit Court. Files include complaints, notes, summonses, transcripts, evidence, rulings, orders, judgments, appeals, and execution orders. Cases relate to criminal offenses such as murder, assault and battery, adultery, larceny, fornication, illegal liquor sales, vandalism, and gambling. Most cases are pre-1900 and some early cases are from the justice court. This series is not a complete record of criminal cases for the time period.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-lafa0043
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