William Cushing Wait day books
The Day Books are chronologically arranged and contain summarized information about the cases adjudicated. The cases cover a number of issues including divorce, murder, debt, assault and battery, theft, and various torts.
- 1913 - 1923
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This collection consists of only Day Books kept by Judge Wait who served as a circuit judge travelling to various District Courts in Massachusetts. The Day Books are chronologically arranged and contain summarized information about the cases adjudicated. The cases cover a number of issues including divorce, murder, debt, assault and battery, theft, and various torts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.
- Barnstable County (Mass.)
- Bristol County (Mass.)
- Divorce -Massachusetts.
- Dukes County (Mass.)
- Extortion -Massachusetts.
- Judges -Massachusetts.
- Larceny -Massachusetts.
- Massachusetts. Superior Court.
- Middlesex County (Mass.)
- Murder -Massachusetts.
- Suffolk County (Mass.)
- Trials -Massachusetts.
- Worcester County (Mass.)
- Wait, William Cushing. Day books, 1913-1923: Finding Aid.
- Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
- Language of description
- EAD ID
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