Subfonds - Supreme Court on county circuit

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Supreme Court on county circuit

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    • 1773-1987 (Creation)
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      Nova Scotia. Supreme Court on County Circuit

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    • 140.42 m of textual records
    • 7 microfilm reels

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    (1774-1816)

    Administrative history

    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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