Colonial Court Records

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About the TranscribeNC Project

Colonial Court Records contain information regarding the court records of North Carolina during the colonial period (late 1600s through the 1700s) when the colony was controlled by the lords proprietors and later the crown.

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The State Archives of North Carolina collects, preserves, manages and provides access to information that protects citizen rights, documents North Carolina history and culture, promotes transparency, and encourages stewardship of government records.

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Accusation of Murder of Servant Woman, 1691-1692

Accusation of Murder of Servant Woman, 1691-1692

6 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
Adultery, 1722

Adultery, 1722

2 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
Apprentice Papers, 1695-1736

Apprentice Papers, 1695-1736

25 pages: 0% indexed, 60% transcribed, 40% needs review
Assault and Battery, 1723

Assault and Battery, 1723

4 pages: 0% indexed, 75% transcribed, 25% needs review
Assault Cases, 1726

Assault Cases, 1726

14 pages: 0% indexed, 71% transcribed
Bills of Sale for Chattels, 1686-1736

Bills of Sale for Chattels, 1686-1736

20 pages: 0% indexed, 30% transcribed, 60% needs review
Business and Trade: Accounts and Duties, 1695-1739

Business and Trade: Accounts and Duties, 1695-1739

30 pages: 0% indexed, 23% transcribed, 3% needs review
Business and Trade: New Pennsylvania Company Litigations, 1699-1713

Business and Trade: New Pennsylvania Company Litigations, 1699-1713

152 pages: 1% indexed, 20% transcribed, 2% needs review
Business and Trade: Ordinaries, 1694, 1727

Business and Trade: Ordinaries, 1694, 1727

10 pages: 0% indexed, 80% transcribed, 20% needs review
Cohabitation: Unlawful Lust, 1695

Cohabitation: Unlawful Lust, 1695

5 pages: 0% indexed, 80% transcribed, 20% needs review
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