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|Creator:||Smith, Benjamin, fl. 1788-1792.|
|Title:||Benjamin Smith (fl. 1788-1792) Justice of the Peace Docket|
|Abstract:||Consists of a single legal docket which contains Benjamin Smith's entries from the hearings held in his courts in Hunterdon County and the Township of Trenton from 1788-1792|
|Quantity:||.01 linear feet (1 volume)|
|Collection Number:||MG 254|
Benjamin Smith was a justice of the peace (ca. 1788-1792) in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and the Township of Trenton and the town clerk of Trenton, New Jersey.
This docket contains Benjamin Smith's entries from the hearings held in his courts in Hunterdon County and the Township of Trenton from 1788-1792. The entries include the plaintiff, defendant and constable's name and the date. Occasionally the charge is indicated, however the majority of entries solely note the verdict. Smith also records when he has received the defendant or plaintiff's payment. Also included are entries for marriages Smith performed from 1790-1791.
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|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Smith, Benjamin, fl. 1788-1792.|
|Court cases--New Jersey.|
|Justices of the peace--New Jersey.|
|Marriage records--New Jersey.|
|Hunterdon County (N.J.)|
|Mercer County (N.J.)|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 254, Benjamin Smith (fl. 1788-1792) Justice of the Peace Docket, The New Jersey Historical Society.
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