Series 10256
Kanab (Utah) Justice court records

Dates: 1918-1920.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains assorted records created by the local justice court in Kanab. The Kanab Justice Court heard cases involving small claims and minor criminal infractions. The first records that appear on the microfilm reel are loose justice court documents. They include warrants of arrest, complaints, and receipts of payments made to the court. This series also includes a justice court docket book. This book is indexed and includes pre-printed forms that document the cases heard by the justices. Justices hearing cases at this time were Edward Little and Benjamin Hamblin. Information recorded on these pages includes the name of the justice hearing the case, the names of parties involved, the names of attorney's, criminal complain information, and associated court costs. Most of the actions listed in this book include the plea entered by a defendant, and the final judgment rendered.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Civil and criminal case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 10570, contains civil cases heard by the Sixth District Court in Kanab.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by Jim Kichas in December 2013.

Finding Aids

Indexes: The justice docket that appears in this series contains a name index.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    1 1918-1920

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