Series 28930
Carbon County (Utah). Justice of the Peace. Price Precinct Justice's dockets

Dates: 1898-1905

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

Scope and Content

This series contains a bound volume used to record actions in criminal and civil cases heard by the Justice of the Peace. Case information was recorded by filling in pre-printed forms in the book. The information was recorded by the Justice of the Peace at the time of each case for the purpose of documenting civil and criminal cases in the precinct. The record for each case includes such information as the names of those involved in the case, complaint filed, information regarding the hearing, the justice's decision, and court expenses, judgments , and fines. The Justices who used this book were P. J. Olsen, D. W. Holdaway, Lewis C. Singleton, J. M. Millard, U. E. Curtis, and A. Ballinger.

Note that while this book contains criminal cases from April 1898 to December 1905, it only covers civil cases from March 1905 to December 1905.


By criminal and civil cases, thereunder chronological by complaint filing date.

Custody History

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.

Gaps in Series

The State Archives holds Volume 4 in this series, which suggests that there were three volumes that preceded it. There is also mention in the book of a Volume 5 and possibly a volume 6. The location of these additional volumes is unknown.

Processing Note

Volume 4 in this series was archivally processed by Zach Dority and Alan Barnett in September 2016.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Book 4 contains a name index to cases in the book.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    1 4 1898 Apr 19-1905 Dec 9; Justice's Docket, Index
    1 4 1898 Apr 19-1905 Aug 12; Justice's Docket, Criminal Cases (pp. 1-200)
    1 4 1905 Mar 7-Dec 9; Justice's Docket, Civil Cases (pp. 201-239)

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