Subfonds - Supreme Court on county circuit

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Supreme Court on county circuit

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  • 140.42 m of textual records
  • 7 microfilm reels

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After the Supreme Court was established in 1754 there was some demand to accomodate cases outside of Halifax. Between 1774 and 1816 a circuit system was established throughout the province, with individual circuit courts having all the powers of the Supreme Court at Halifax excepting those of appeal.

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the records of circuit courts throughout the province. Sous-fonds consists of

  • Series - Circuit records at Annapolis Royal
  • Series - Circuit records at Antigonish
  • Series - Circuit records at Sydney
  • Series - Circuit records at Truro
  • Series - Circuit records at Amherst
  • Series - Digby County circuit records
  • Series - Guysborough County circuit records
  • Series - Circuit records at Windsor
  • Series - Circuit records at Port Hood
  • Series - Kings County circuit records
  • Series - Lunenburg County circuit records
  • Series - Circuit records at Pictou
  • Series - Circuit records at Liverpool
  • Series - Circuit records at Arichat
  • Series - Shelburne County circuit records
  • Series - Circuit records at Baddeck
  • Series - Circuit records at Yarmouth

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