RG 054. Judiciary (Courts)
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Includes warrants (1914), court records relating toR.I. v. George Steinhart (1922), and R.I. v. James Hanley Brewing Co. (1925).
This series consists of listings of the costs, fines, and executions from circuit court cases in Rhode Island, 1747-1832.
Information concerning cases brought before the Court of Magistrates includes: names of complainant and respondent, offense, judgment, court fees, witness fees, counsel fees, disposition, amount paid by the accused, totals of various categories, signature of the clerk. This information was presented to the General Assembly in the form of an annual report.
To record information about cases handled by the District and Superior Courts in a given year. "Annual Report" of the Courts of RI. Includes: name of the court, number of cases handled by the court, disposition of cases handled by the court, number of cases pending at the beginning and end of the year, signature of the Clerk of the Court, year of filing.
Covers for the years 1870-1872 were signed by Thomas C. Greene.
Function: To record the decision of the judges in cases brought before the Equity Court. Includes: Name of plaintiffs and defendants, decision of the court, amount of damages, amount of court costs, date of court session, names of Judges present, docket number of the cases.
Function: To record information acted upon by the courts concerning individual cases. Contents: Groups of documents related to individual cases heard before the RI Equity Court. Documents include: copies of the case, plea and answer of defendant, depositions, deeds, verdicts, warrants, powers of attorney, and other documents relative to the adjudication of the individual case.
The Justice's Courts records contain dockets of cases heard at a particular session and minutes of action taken in indivdual cases. Information includes name of justice, plaintiff, and defendant, date and location of hearing, alleged offense, decision of the court, fines or penalties levied.
Oration Delivered at the Dedication of the Providence County Court House, December 18, 1877, by the Hon. Thomas Durfee, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Rhode Island.
The Probate records consist of four volumes that contain the file number of estate, name of deceased, name of executor or administrator. One volume contains loose papers related to the estate of F.N. Barlow.
Plat map (Plat # 26 1/2) showing the road from the Providence Court House to the House of John Mann. Detail includes buildings and owners. Created by: Mr. J.J.S. Slater.
Groups of documents related to individual cases heard before various colonial courts. Documents include: copies of the case, plea and answer of defendant, depositions, verdicts, warrants, powers of a Attorney, deeds and other documents necessary for the adjudication of the case. Cases are arranged chronologically by session of the court.
Docket of the Supreme Court for the County of Providence, [term of court and year]. Type of action, docket number, abbreviations of plaintiff's law firm, plaintiff's name, defendant name, abbreviations of defendant'slaw firm. Some volumes also include names of Justices of the State Supreme Court or calender of judicial terms for the year.
Function: To record the actions of the General Assembly acting as the Supreme court of Probate. Includes: Minutes of the General Assembly acting as the Supreme court of Probate. Information includes: date and place of session, names of parties present, name of deceased, decisions of lower courts regarding the case, and the decision of the Supreme Court of Probate. In the same volume with letters from the Governor (C# 00499) and Orders of the Council of War (C#00498).