Equity dockets and case files, 1791-1846 [microform].


United States. District Court (New York : Southern District). Equity dockets and case files, 1791-1846 [microform].

Equity dockets and case files, 1791-1846 [microform].

The records consist of dockets and case files for equity cases heard by the Circuit Court for the Second Circuit at its sittings in New York City between 1791 and 1846. A typical case file may contain some or all of the following documents: bills of complaint, answers, depositions, transcripts of testimony, exhibits, orders and reports of masters. The exhibits may include copies of original letters, minutes, contracts and accounts. Cases deal with patent infringement, libel, fraudulent misrepresentation, conspiracies in restraint of trade, violations of contracts and bankruptcy.

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