Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Box Elder County (Utah). Probate Court

9642--Civil and criminal case files

AGENCY: Box Elder County (Utah). Probate Court

SERIES: 9642
TITLE: Civil and criminal case files
DATES: 1856; 1873
ARRANGEMENT: None

DESCRIPTION: Holdings for this series consists of an 1856 holographic arrest warrant on the charge of larceny (horse theft) in the case of The People of the United States for the Territory of Utah vs._Jacob Meeks and "Buck" and 1873 papers pertaining to several writs of habeas corpus.

RETENTION

Retain until administrative need ends.

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

These records document the actions of the territorial county probate court which became obsolete at statehood. Any information about the probate court and its functions is historically significant.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public