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Series VII. Debtors' Prison, 1795-1798, undated, inclusive

Scope and Contents note

Duer was held in debtors' prison from 1792 until his death in 1799. In order to preserve order and harmony there, some of the prisoners established a "court" to hear disputes between prisoners. Certain prisoners were elected "judges." Duer was elected a "judge" in 1797. These papers consist of documents of that court, including the facts in various cases, judgments rendered, court attendance records, and records of the elections of the court officers.

Debtors' prison (reel 4-39), 1795-1796

Box: 5, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Debtors' prison (reel 4-40), 1797-1798

Box: 5, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Debtors' prison (reel 4-41), Undated

Box: 5, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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