Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court

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Prior to 1780 called Massachusetts Superior Court of Judicature.

From the description of Pauper cases argued and determined in the Supreme Judicial Court, 1805-1826. (State Library of Massachusetts). WorldCat record id: 70967797

The Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts succeeded the Superior Court of Judicature established for the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, implicitly by Const Pt 2, C 3, Art 2 and explicitly by St 1780, c 17; see also St 1782, c 9.

NAME AUTHORITY NOTE. Series relating to the agency described above can be found by searching the following access point for the time period stated: 1780-present--Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court.

From the description of Agency history record. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145429872

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Thacher family. Papers, 1667-1867. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Franklin, Mitchell, 1902-1986. Mitchell Franklin papers, 1922-1986. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
referencedIn Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. Lemuel Shaw family papers, 1762-1921 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Freeman, Samuel, 1743-1831. Samuel Freeman papers, 1798-1809. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. Papers, 1648-1923. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Court of Common Pleas (Middlesex County). Docket books and fee book, 1791-1806. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Cushing, John D., 1922-. Notes of cases decided in the Superior and Supreme Judicial Courts of Massachusetts from 1772 to 1789; taken by the Hon. William Cushing, one of the judges during that period and most of the time Chief Justice / transcribed by John D. Cushing (Librarian, Mass. Hist. Soc.), 1961. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Pickering, John, 1777-1846. Papers, 1803-1811. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Statement of agreed facts. American Textile History Museum Library
referencedIn Brown, Nelson Pierce, 1878-1946. Papers, 1853-1945. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Philip N. Jones, et ali. v. Gillette Safety Razor Company, et ali. Trial Transcripts, 1931-1932. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Smith family. Papers, 1781-1907. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Fletcher, Richard, 1788-1869. Letter to George Tyler Bigelow, 8 June 1859. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Frost, William, 1747-1827. W. H. Frost correspondence, 1802 and 1809. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sewall, Samuel, 1757-1814. Request for a new trial, 1806. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Certificate, 1882 April 1, admitting Edmund M. Parker to practise as an attorney in any of the courts of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee. Aldino Felicani Collection: Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Records, 1915-1977 ((bulk 1920-1927)). Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1971. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1906-1979 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Cushing, William, 1732-1810. Judicial notebook, 1783. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Knowlton, Marcus Perrin, 1839-1918. Papers, 1828-1957. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lynde, Benjamin, 1666-1745. Benjamin Lynde diaries and account books, 1690-1742; bulk 1732-1737. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Parsons, Theophilus, 1750-1813. Papers of Theophilus Parsons, 1778-1811. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Baylies, William, 1776-1865. Report of cases, 1806-1815. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf O'Connor, Francis P. Legal opinions, 1981-1997. Boston College, Law Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. [A docket of cases before the Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1858-1862, and Massachusetts Superior Court, 1859-1861]. Social Law Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Great Barrington, 1783. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. General Court. Special Commission Appointed to Study and Report Upon Accommodations and Facilities in a Suitable Building or Wing on the State House Grounds at the Corner of Derne and Bowdoin Streets, for Housing the Supreme Judicial Court, the Land Court and the Reporter of Decisions. [Records]. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Rotch, William. [A collection of printed material pertaining to the case of William Rotch, Howard Stockton et al. v. Horatio A. Lamb et al., a contested will in the Rotch family]. Social Law Library
creatorOf Greenhood, Elisha. Bar Association of the City of Boston, petitioner, v. Elisha Greenhood, appellant. Social Law Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Lennox and Worcester, 1789. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. List of land owned by absentees, 1781 Jan. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rugg, Arthur Prentice, 1862-1938. Papers, 1815-1938. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Barnstable County, 1791. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Putnam, Samuel, 1768-1853. Papers, 1775-1857. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1932, 1942-1978 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Judge's notes on cases heard in Lincoln County (Maine), 1788-1789?. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864. Letters and autograph, 1840-1863. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Transcripts of the trial of William A. Paine v. Albert C. Burrage, 1907. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. [George F. Willett et al. vs. Robert F. Herrick et als. court proceedings]. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Russell, Charles Theodore, 1815-1896. Papers, 1846-1877. Bostonian Society
creatorOf Cushing, William, 1732-1810. Charge to Grand Jury, 1780. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn The Lotta Crabtree Will Case, 1870-1928 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814. Robert Treat Paine papers, 1659-1862. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Boston, 1784-1790. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Agency history record. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Forbes, Charles E. Statute offenses of Massachusetts, 1783-1824. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Bennett, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1858-1925. Metropolitan Park Commissioners briefs of Samuel C. Bennett, Esq., for town of Weston, 1910 placed in public library by vote of the Board of Selectmen. Minuteman Library Network
referencedIn Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790. Shays' Rebellion papers, 1786-1787. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Wait, Thomas Baker, 1762-1830. Letters to George Thacher, 1789-1821. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Taunton, 1783. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Briefs, 1876-1897 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Southworth & Hawes,. Lemuel Shaw [photograph], [ca. 1853]. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Hinckley, Samuel, 1757-1840. Almanack with notes, 1786-1787. Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
referencedIn Merrick, Pliny, 1794-1867. Letters to James T. Austin, 1832-1836. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Plymouth, Barnstable and Duke Counties, 1785. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Dana family. Dana family papers, 1654-1950 bulk 1770-1931. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Boston and Springfield, 1790-1793. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Rugg, Arthur Prentice, 1862-1938. Letters to Edwin Hale Abbott, 1920, 1923. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. [A collection of press releases, court rules and other printed material pertaining to the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and to other Massachusetts courts and their officers]. Social Law Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Docket books, 1702-1797. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Endicott family. Endicott family papers, 1612-1958. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Sumner, Increase, 1746-1799. Papers, 1769-1798. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1882-1981 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. [Manuscript appeals docket for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts]. Social Law Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Pauper cases argued and determined in the Supreme Judicial Court, 1805-1826. State Library of Massachusetts
referencedIn Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. Ursuline Convent trial notes, 1834. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Field, Walbridge A. (Walbridge Abner), 1833-1899. Scrapbooks, 1870-1899. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Cushing, William, 1732-1810. Notes of cases decided in the Superior and Supreme Judicial Courts of Massachusetts from 1772 to 1789; taken by the Hon. William Cushing, one of the judges during that period and most of the time Chief Justice. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Devens, Charles, 1820-1891. Charles Devens notebooks, 1841-1885. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Briefs, 1879-1897 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Quincy, Josiah, 1802-1882. Letters to Parker Cleaveland Chandler, 22-26 March 1878. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. Notes on cases in Falmouth, 1786. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Lynde, Benjamin, 1700-1781. Benjamin Lynde, Jr. diaries, 1715-1780. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Gray, Horace, 1828-1902. Letters, 1858-1897. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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associatedWith Bacon, Isaac, person
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associatedWith Burrage, Albert C. 1859-1931, person
associatedWith Bush, Elnathan. person
associatedWith Butterfield, John. person
associatedWith Cable, John. person
associatedWith Coolidge, William Henry, b. 1859 person
associatedWith Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924 person
associatedWith Cushing, John D., 1922- person
associatedWith Cushing, William, 1732-1810. person
associatedWith Dana family. family
associatedWith Davis, Sarah. person
associatedWith Davis, Stephen. person
associatedWith Devens, Charles, 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Endicott family. family
correspondedWith Field, Richard Hinkley, 1903-1978 person
associatedWith Field, Walbridge A. (Walbridge Abner), 1833-1899. person
associatedWith Fletcher, Richard, 1788-1869. person
associatedWith Forbes, Charles E. person
associatedWith Forest, Spencer. person
associatedWith Foster, Herbert I., person
associatedWith Franklin, Mitchell, 1902-1986. person
associatedWith Freeman, Samuel, 1743-1831. person
associatedWith Frost, William, 1747-1827. person
associatedWith Gardner, Henry, 1731-1782. person
associatedWith Gaston, William Alexander, 1859-1927 person
associatedWith Gilmore, Grant. person
associatedWith Gray, Horace, 1828-1902. person
associatedWith Greenhood, Elisha. person
associatedWith Greenleaf, William, 1738-1793. person
associatedWith Gurney, Hannah, person
associatedWith Hallett, Abner, person
associatedWith Hall, Stephen. person
associatedWith Haskell, Joseph. person
associatedWith Hastings, Jonathan 1751-1831. person
associatedWith Hinckley, Samuel, 1757-1840. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hutchinson, Matthew. person
associatedWith Knowlton, Marcus Perrin, 1839-1918. person
associatedWith Latham, Levi. person
associatedWith Lawson, Thomas William, 1857-1925, person
associatedWith Lazell, Nathan, person
correspondedWith Leach, W. Barton (Walter Barton), 1900- person
associatedWith Loring, William Caleb, 1851-1930, person
associatedWith Lowell Bleachery. corporateBody
associatedWith Lowell, James. person
associatedWith Lynde, Benjamin, 1666-1745. person
associatedWith Lynde, Benjamin, 1700-1781. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. General Court. Special Commission Appointed to Study and Report Upon Accommodations and Facilities in a Suitable Building or Wing on the State House Grounds at the Corner of Derne and Bowdoin Streets, for Housing the Supreme Judicial Court, the Land Court and the Reporter of Decisions. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Superior Court corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Trial Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Mayberry, George L., person
associatedWith McMasters, Robert. person
associatedWith Merrick, Pliny, 1794-1867. person
associatedWith Michels, Seth, person
associatedWith Morse, Robert McNeil, 1837-1920, person
associatedWith Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864. person
associatedWith Niles, Samuel. person
associatedWith O'Connor, Francis P. person
associatedWith Paine, Charles H., person
associatedWith Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814. person
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associatedWith Parker, R. T. person
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associatedWith Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee. corporateBody
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associatedWith Sumner, Increase, 1746-1799. person
associatedWith Thacher family. family
associatedWith Tilton, Uriah. person
associatedWith Tree, Beriah. person
associatedWith Van Guildan, Nicholas. person
associatedWith Wait, Thomas Baker, 1762-1830. person
associatedWith Wamesit Power Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Washburn, Frank L., person
associatedWith Young, Moses. person
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Massachusetts--Water-supply
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts
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