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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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Colonial Court: Court of Chancery, 1689-1775

Colonial Court: Court of Chancery, 1689-1775

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Court of Chancery, 1689-1775 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1689; 1690; 1691; 1692; 1693; 1694; 1695; 1696; 1697; 1698; 1699; 1700; 1701; 1702; 1703; 1704; 1705; 1706; 1707; 1708; 1709; 1710; 1711; 1712; 1713; 1714; 1715; 1716; 1717; 1718; 1719;...

168 pages: 0% indexed, 4% corrected, 29% needs review
Colonial Court: Palatine Court, 1669-1729

Colonial Court: Palatine Court, 1669-1729

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Palatine Court, 1669-1729 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1669; 1670; 1671; 1672; 1673; 1674; 1675; 1676; 1677; 1678; 1679; 1680; 1681; 1682; 1683; 1684; 1685; 1686; 1687; 1688; 1689; 1690; 1691; 1692; 1693; 1694; 1695; 1696; 1697; 1698; 1699;...

11 pages: 0% indexed, 9% corrected
Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1720-1729

Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1720-1729

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1720-1729 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1720; 1721; 1722; 1723; 1724; 1725; 1726; 1727; 1728; 1729 Subjects: Colonial records of North Carolina; Court records; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration; Great...

33 pages: 0% indexed, 55% corrected
Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1730-1739

Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1730-1739

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1730-1739 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1730; 1731; 1732; 1733; 1734; 1735; 1736; 1737; 1738; 1739 Subjects: Colonial records of North Carolina; Court records; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration; Great...

56 pages: 0% indexed, 0% corrected
Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1740-1749

Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1740-1749

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1740-1749 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1740; 1741; 1742; 1743; 1744; 1745; 1746; 1747; 1748; 1749 Subjects: Colonial records of North Carolina; Court records; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration; Great...

53 pages: 0% indexed, 4% corrected
Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1750-1759

Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1750-1759

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, 1750-1759 Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Date: 1750; 1751; 1752; 1753; 1754; 1755; 1756; 1757; 1758; 1759 Subjects: Colonial records of North Carolina; Court records; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration; Great...

82 pages: 0% indexed, 6% corrected, 15% needs review
Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, No Date

Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, No Date

Metadata: Title: Colonial Court: Vice Admiralty Court, No Date Creator: North Carolina Colonial Courts. Subjects: Colonial records of North Carolina; Court records; Great Britain--Colonies--America--Administration; Great Britain--Colonies--America--History--17th century; Great...

25 pages: 0% indexed, 12% corrected
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