Litchfield County judicial records


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Accession #:
2005-08-0
Category:
Collections of Papers
Date:
between 1790 and 1930
Collection:
Litchfield County judicial records
Held at:
Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
2.5 linear feet
Description:
Litchfield County Judicial Records (1790-1930) consist of case files and other documents relating to matters involving the Litchfield County Court, the Litchfield Superior Court, and the clerk of the court from the late 1790s through 1861. The records were recovered from the attic of the former Westleigh Inn and it is not known why the records were stored there. They appear to complement the Litchfield County Court records held by the Connecticut State Archives. In the absence of original order, they have been arranged in two series, Case files and Subject files, using two State Archives finding aids as models: "RG 003, Litchfield County, County Court Files, Inventory of Records" and "RG 003, Litchfield County, County Court Papers by Subject Inventory of Records," both of which were prepared ...
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