Pierce County, Wisconsin, Circuit Court order books, 1861-1967.

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US ARC Pierce Series 164

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Pierce County, Wisconsin, Circuit Court order books, 1861-1967.


  • 1861-1967 (creation)


7 cubic feet (23 volumes)

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Record of orders issued by the Court in civil cases. Entries show names of plaintiffs, defendants, and orders including findings of fact and conclusions of law, which are compact summaries of cases and decisions, show cause orders, stipulations, Sheriffs reports of sale, dates of action, and name of judge. Types of cases include divorce, foreclosure, alimony, and property disputes.

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COLLECTION STORED, ALL or IN-PART, AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.

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Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright may have not been transferred to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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