Guide to the Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate and Justice of the Peace Court Records, 1936-1945, undated

Summary Information

Title: Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate and Justice of the Peace Court Records, 1936-1945, undated
Collection: AC.849
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:

This collection of Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate and Justice of the Peace Court Records appears to be various legal documents produced over the years 1936-1945 by a few magistrates of that county for varying infractions of the law.

Creator: Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate

Biographical/Historical Note

These papers are part of the county history of Washington County, Tennessee for the 1930-1940 period. Names of magistrates who signed them are Rex D. Pierce, P.H. Wofford, M.E. Tipton, and others.

Scope and Contents

Court records from Washington County, TN. Records include state warrents, civil warrents, search warrents, surety bonds, bail bonds, search and affidavits for liquors warrents, appearance bonds, replevin oath and bonds, canceled checks and receipts. There is also a booklet from the TN Dept. of Labor about the laws governing the Divison of Workshop and Factory Inspection.

Arrangement

The papers of this collection were sorted by type, then filed chronologically.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Row by Row Bookshop, Boone, North Carolina in 2010. It was accessioned as AC.2011.029.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.849: Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate and Justice of the Peace Court Records, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Affidavit and Search Warrants for Liquors, 1938-1939, undated 

1 1

Bail Bonds, 1936-1938 

1 2

Canceled/Returned Checks, Bills, Receipts, 1932-1941, undated 

1 3

Civil Warrants, 1937-1945 

1 4

Magistrate's Appearance Bonds, 1936, 1938, 1942 

1 5

Mittimus to Jail Before Trial, 1936-1937 

1 6

Other Legal Documents, Warrants, Orders from Magistrates or Justices of Peace, 1934-1944, undated 

1 7

Peace Warrants, 1936, 1938 

1 8

Replevin, Oath and Bonds-J.P., 1940-1944 

1 9

Search Warrants, 1936, 1938, 1941 

1 10

State of Tennessee Department of Labor Booklet, Labor Laws about Workshop and Factory Inspection, circa 1939 

1 11

State Warrants, 1936 

1 12

State Warrants, 1937-1938, 1940-1941, 1944 

1 13

Sub-Lease Agreement between K.V. Kassapi and M.D. Dimma, August 1941 

1 14

Subpoenas-Magistrate's, 1936-1938 

1 15

Surety Bonds, 1936 

1 16