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6th District Court records

 Series — Box: 6th District Court records, 1914, 1922, 1925
Identifier: 1636-499
Overview Includes warrants (1914), court records relating toR.I. v. George Steinhart (1922), and R.I. v. James Hanley Brewing Co. (1925).
Dates: 1914, 1922, 1925

Court Returns

 Series — Box: Court Returns, 1933-1973
Identifier: C#00885
Overview 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.
Dates: 1933-1973

Docket of the Court of Common Pleas

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994-15
Content Description Covers for the years 1870-1872 were signed by Thomas C. Greene.
Dates: 1752-1867, 1870-1872, 1875-1876, 1881

Equity Court judgement dockets

 Series — Volume: Equity Court judgement dockets, 1741-1743
Identifier: C#00494
Overview 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.
Dates: September 8, 1741-December 31, 1743

Equity Courts case files

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00371
Overview 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.
Dates: March 22, 1741-April 14, 1744

Justice's Court records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00527
Overview 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.
Dates: 1770-1867

Narragansett Indian collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00213
Overview The Narragansett Indian collection is a compilation of documents extracted from manuscript proceedings of the general assembly. Comprising 196 items, the records consist primarily of eighteenth & nineteenth century acts & resolutions, petitions, memorials & reports issued as relating to land transfers between tribal leaders & the colony / state, or between individual members residing both inside & outside of Rhode Island. Several stray items surrounding efforts toward...
Dates: c. 1735-1970's

Supreme Court docket

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00356-C#00625
Overview 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.
Dates: March 1, 1872-April 30, 1893

Supreme Court of Probate meeting minutes

 Series — Volume: 1-2. Supreme Court of Probate meeting minutes, 1755-1813
Identifier: C#00497
Overview 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).
Dates: June 1, 1755-October 31, 1813