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Recorder's Court (of the Districts of the Northern Liberties, Spring Garden and Kensington)

[Record Group 26]

26.1 Dockets
1836-1837
1 volume, index
Covers the period from November 1836-May 1837.
Court term headings list officers present and grand and petty jurors; criminal case entries list defendant's name, charge, plea, jury, witnesses, trial date, verdict, sentence; also included are a number of apprentice case entries.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
26.2 Docket, Declarations of Intention of Naturalizations
1836-1838
1 volume, index
Declarations list date, declarant's name, place of birth (normally only province or county, and nation), date of birth and age, sovereign, ports of embarkation and arrival, date of arrival. area of intended residence.
For similar records, see Common Pleas Court Docket, Declarations of Intention;
District Court Docket, Declarations of Intention;
Mayor's Court Docket, Declarations of Intention;
General Sessions Court Docket, Declarations of Intention; and
Quarter Sessions Court Docket, Declarations of Intention.

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
26.3 Petitions for Naturalization
1836-1837
20 documents, index
Petitions list name of petitioner, country of origin, length of U. S. residence, renunciation of former allegiance, name of vouchers, date petition granted; copy of Declaration of Intention if made, filed with Petition includes variously petitioner's name, age, date of birth, petitioner's place of birth, port of embarkation, port and date of arrival.
For similar records, see Common Pleas Court Petitions for Naturalizations;
District Court Petitions for Naturalizations;
Mayor's Court Petitions for Naturalizations and
Quarter Sessions Court Petitions for Naturalizations.

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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