Series 27471
United States. Commissioner's Court Criminal docket

Dates: 1892-1895.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains one criminal docket book created by the Commissioner of the United States Circuit Court. Under the 1887 Edmunds-Tucker Law, commissioners appointed by the Supreme Court were authorized to exercise jurisdiction over criminal matters in the district courts. The entries in this commissioner's docket are cases that involve the States of America vs. a defendant. Information includes the date, defendant's name, nature of crime, and information about warrants and subpoenas served and returned. Criminal cases in this docket involve theft, fornication, adultery, unlawful cohabitation, and arson.


Chronological by date.

Custody History

This book was transferred to the State Archives from the 5th District Court in Beaver County in May 2010.

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 April 2011.

Finding Aids

Indexes: The volume is self-indexed.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1 1892-1895

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.