Guide to the John McCain (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the Peace Docket 1838-1847 MG 276

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information

Container List

Docket


Guide to the John McCain (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the Peace Docket
1838-1847
MG 276
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by James Lewis, July 2001, as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. April 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: McCain, John, fl. 1838-1847.
Title: John McCain (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the Peace

Docket

Dates: 1838-1847
Abstract: Record of cases appearing before John McCain as justice of the peace at Knowlton and Columbia, Warren County, New Jersey. Includes a names index compiled by McCain, as well as some miscellaneous letters and documents.
Quantity: .01 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection Number: MG 276

Biographical Note

John McCain (fl. 1838-1847) was a justice of the peace in Warren County, New Jersey.

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Scope and Content Note

The docket kept by John McCain, a justice of the peace, at the courthouses in Knowlton and Columbia, Warren County, New Jersey, dates from 1838-1847 and measures 0.01 linear feet. The court met once every one to two weeks to hear mostly small claims cases. In December of 1842 it moved from Knowlton to Columbia, Warren County, New Jersey. The volume contains entries for the plaintiff, defendant, and the date the debtor paid the overdue amount. It also includes a name index and notes ordering constables to collect overdue fines.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
McCain, John, fl. 1838-1847.
Subject Topics:
Judgments–New Jersey.
Justices of the peace–New Jersey.
Subject Places:
Columbia (N.J.)
Knowlton (N.J. : Township)
Warren County (N.J.)
Document Types:
Dockets.
Letters (Correspondence).

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 184, Cornelius Vanderbeek (fl. 1833-1847) Docket

Manuscript Group 254, Benjamin Smith (fl. 1788-1792) Docket

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 276, John McCain (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the Peace

Docket, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Exchange, 1956.

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Container List

Docket

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 John McCain Docket 1838-1847

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