Greene County Archives' Bulletin
Number 3
June 1988

A Guide to the Records of
Greene County Courts


This publication presents a preliminary inventory to the existing circuit court records for Greene County, as well as records of earlier magistrate and chancery courts. The records described are held at the Greene County Archives and Records Center, Springfield, Missouri.

The introduction provides a brief history of the Missouri judicial system. Each type of record is described, giving the years available and a description of the purpose of the record. Records described include appeals, assignments, several types of dockets and other records of court proceedings. There are descriptions of listings of jurors and witnesses, and a chronological list of court officers.



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