Series 24071
District Court (Second District) Final case records

Dates: 1888-1889.

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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 records the findings of the Grand Jury in the Second Territorial District Court in Beaver County. Included are the names of attorneys, court officials, deputy, name of accused, and witnesses examined before the Grand Jury. The record may contain the indictment in the form of written statement describing the offense, writs to the sheriff for the summoning of juries, officers and defendants, the sheriff's statement pronouncing the arrest of defendant and bail amount, minute book entries, defendants refute to unlawful conviction, the order and the judgment and decree of sentence.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Second District), Series 24291, contains the case files listed in this register.

Criminal registers of actions from the District Court (Second District), Series 24346, documents findings of cases heard by the grand jury in the Territorial Second District Court.

Criminal case index from the District Court (Second District), Series 24553, provides the case number and the corresponding page number in the register of actions for criminal cases heard in the Territorial Second District Court.

Grand jury minute book from the District Court (Second District), Series 26728, are a record of the cases heard before the grand jury of the Territorial Second District Court.

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 archivally processed by Jim Kichas and Emily Gurr in May 2008 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts.

Finding Aids

Indexes: An alphabetical surname index is included in the front of the volume and provides page and case number,.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1888 - 1889

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.