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Civil appearance dockets 1861-1919 ; court journals 1886-1918; case files (divorce only) 1859-1917

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991-1992
31 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. & 16 mm.

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Microfilm of original records with the Clerk of the District Court at the Atchison County Courthouse in Atchison, Kansas.

Dockets and journals are individually indexed.

Civil appearance dockets give the case number, title of case (cause), attorneys' names, dates of actions, list of actions taken and fees. Dates listed with dockets are the first date found for the case. Later dates are often found since some cases continued over several years. The journals are handwritten records of court actions and decisions. The case files contain documents involved in the case. Gaps in the numbering of the files occur because only divorce case files were filmed.

Some documents are damaged and hard to read.

The appearance dockets and journals can be used together by using the case numbers found in the journals to go to the dockets. Or cases can be found by using the dates in the dockets to locate cases in the journals.

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