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Suffolk County (Mass.)


Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Bills of cost for Civil Superior Court

Identifier: 2430.011
Scope and Contents

Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Civil Superior Court.

Dates: 1862-1879

Bills of cost for Criminal Superior Court

Identifier: 2430.012
Scope and Contents

Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Criminal Superior Court.

Dates: 1870-1879

Bills of cost for Jurors, etc.

Identifier: 2430.010
Scope and Contents

Record of receipt of payment for jurors, etc.

Dates: 1824-1861

Bills of cost for Supreme Judicial Court

Identifier: 2430.013
Scope and Contents

Record of fees paid in the Supreme Judicial Court. Includes amounts charged to the Commonwealth.

Dates: 1824-1879

Committee on Sale of Lands near Court Street (County Lands) records

 Series — Box SB - 008: Series II, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 0300.023
Scope and Contents

Appointed by the Court of Common Pleas, the Committee was responsible for the sale at public auction of all lands with appurtenances lying between the County Courthouse and Court Street. Includes correspondence, deeds, etc.

Dates: 1826-1828

County drafts of the Municipal Court

 Series — Volumes 1-5
Identifier: 2430.014
Scope and Contents

Includes County drafts for Police Court, 1864-1867; County drafts for Municipal Court for criminal business, 1867-1879; and County drafts for Municipal Court for Civil business, 1867-1879. Includes record of bills for charges and expenses arising in said court.

Dates: 1864-1879

Index to the Probate Records of the County of Suffolk, Massachusetts from the year 1636 to and including the year 1893

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 8230.001
Scope and Contents

"Index to the Probate Records of the County of Suffolk, Massachusetts from the year 1636 to and including the year 1893". These published volumes of the Probate indexes were prepared under an order passed April 3, 1893 by the Board of Aldermen acting as County Commissioners for the County of Suffolk.

Dates: Publication: 1895

New Suffolk County Courthouse contracts

Identifier: 2200.017
Scope and Contents

Two bound volumes of contracts executed for the construction of the new Suffolk County Courthouse at Pemberton Square. Includes contracts, specifications and correspondence.

Dates: 1886-1893

Police Court returns

Identifier: 2430.007
Scope and Contents

Accounts of bills of cost in criminal cases brought before the Police Court in the City of Boston within and for the County of Suffolk in which cases were final and terminated in said court. Includes case number, date, defendant's name, offense, officers' fees, court fees and witnesses.

Dates: 1823-1852, 1855-1860

Probate Court publications

Identifier: 8230.002
Dates: 1934

Record of court fees

Identifier: 2430.008
Scope and Contents

Record of court fees paid by the City Treasurer for Municipal Court, jurors, inquests, Police Court and Supreme Judicial Court.

Dates: 1822-1892

Record of fees for prisoners committed (carriage fees)

Identifier: 2430.002
Scope and Contents

Record of fees paid for transport of prisoners. Includes no. of case, name, offense, station, officer and amount of fee.

Dates: 1856-1865

Record of fees in cases of truancy

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: 2430.004
Scope and Contents

Record of receipt of fees paid to officers and witnesses in cases of truancy.

Dates: 1855-1858

Record of fees paid for inquests

Identifier: 2430.006
Scope and Contents

Record of fees paid for inquests, 1827-1848, 1854-1864, 1869-1879; and state inquests, 1874-1877. Includes name of deceased, date, jurors, coroner, constable, witnesses and amount paid. The volumes for the years 1854-1864 include fire inquests.

Dates: 1827-1879 with gaps

Record of fees received in Police and Justices' Court

Identifier: 2430.001
Scope and Contents

In 1822, the Police Court was established for criminal cases and the Justices' Court was established for civil cases. Includes records of the amount of fees received by the Clerk of the Justices Court for the County of Suffolk, 1822-1859; records of fines, costs etc. received in the Police Court, 1822-1859; and record of fees received in Justices and Police Court, 1824-1830.

Dates: 1822-1859

Record of Municipal Court fees

Identifier: 2430.009
Scope and Contents

Record of fees paid for witnesses, officers, etc. in the Municipal Court.

Dates: 1822-1852

Record of officer and witness fees

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2430.003
Scope and Contents

Records of payment and receipt of fees for witnesses and officers in the Police Court.

Dates: 1854-1871

Record of payment of drafts

 Series — Volumes 1-10
Identifier: 2400.002
Scope and Contents

Record of payments of the drafts of the Mayor and Aldermen and County drafts of the Mayor and Aldermen. Volume 1 includes payment of drafts of the Overseers of the Poor.

Dates: 1822-1838

Suffolk County Court House Commission publication

Identifier: 8250.001
Dates: circa 1940

Suffolk County Courthouse project files

Identifier: 8250.002
Dates: 1889-1912

Suffolk County records

Identifier: 2200.013
Scope and Contents

The Auditor for the City of Boston also serves as the Auditor of Suffolk County. The Suffolk County auditing records consist of receipts and expenditures, expense journals, account ledgers, payment records, court and county medical examiner financial records, as well as county payroll records.

Dates: circa 1829-1946

Suffolk Deeds, 1629-1697

Identifier: 8240.001
Scope and Contents

Includes published volumes of the Suffolk Deeds, Books I-XIV. Members of the Suffolk Bar and others petitioned the Board of Aldermen to have the first volume of the Suffolk deeds printed verbatim. The Mayor approved the order on April 13, 1880 "to have printed, indexed and distributed the first volume of Suffolk deeds." In subsequent years, orders were passed and approved authorizing the printing of volumes II-XIV of the Suffolk deeds.

Dates: Publication: 1880-1906

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Courts 15
Costs (Law) 13
Appropriations and expenditures 3
Jurors 3
Suffolk County Courthouse (Boston, Mass.) 3