Records of the circuit court, 1818-1928.
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The basic powers and framework of Wisconsin's court system is laid out in Article VII of the state constitution. Judicial power was vested in a Supreme Court, circuit courts, courts of probate, and justices of the peace. According to the 1848 constitution, the state was divided into 5 judicial circuit districts and the five judges presiding over these circuits were to meet at least once a year at Madison as a Supreme Court until the legislature could establish the Supreme Court as a...
James Duane Doty (1799-1865) was a lawyer, judge, and government official. He represented Wisconsin in Congress between 1838 and 1841, and again between 1849 and 1853. He was governor of Wisconsin Territory between 1841 and 1844, and served as the governor of Utah Territory between 1863 and 1865. From the description of James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367719059 From the guide to the James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22, (L. Tom ...