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Archival Record Series

Aldermen's Court

[Record Group 131]

131.1 Criminal and Civil Docket
1845-1857
1 volume, no index
Criminal case entries (1845-1847) list date, defendant, charge, summary of legal steps taken, disposition of case; civil case entries (1855-1857) list date, parties, issue, amount involved, summary of legal steps taken, disposition.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
131.2 Civil Docket
1850-1852, 1858-1860
2 volumes, no index
entries similar to those listed in criminal and civil docket listed above; vol. 1850-1852 adds parties' addresses.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
131.3 Landlord and Tenant Docket
1873-1876
1 volume, no index
Entries list date, parties, property involved, summary of legal steps taken, disposition of case.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
131.4 Bail Bond Docket
1870-1876; missing 1875
2 volumes, no index
Entries list date, defendant, charge, date trail set, amount of bail and bondsman.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
131.5 Criminal Transcript
1876
1 volume, no index
Compiled from criminal docket, list for each case date of warrant, deponent and charge, defendant, disposition, bail (if set), witnesses.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
131.6 Affidavits
1875-1876
1 volume, no index
Each contains date, deponent's signature, accused, charge.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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