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Puerto Rican Civil Court Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0130
Abstract

Included are approx. 5000 documents dated between 1840s to the 1890s, many of which are from the Arecibo civil (corte de primera instancia) court districts, covering the full range of cases that might have been brought to civil courts in those times mainly disputes over economic holdings such as land disputes, sale of slaves, and similar materials. The collection includes court cases from the towns of Arecibo, Barceloneta, Camuy, Ciales, Hatillo, Manati, Morovis, Quebradillas, and Utuado.

Dates: 1844-1900

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  • Language: Spanish; Castilian X
  • Subject: History X