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Court Records -- South Dakota -- Lawrence County

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Applications to Purchase Liquor and Druggists’ Reports of Intoxicating Liquor on Hand, 1890 - 1893, bulk: 1890 - 1892

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-026:
Scope and Contents This series contains applicant affidavits to purchase liquor for medicinal purposes and druggists’ reports of intoxicating liquor on hand filed with the Lawrence County Clerk of Courts between 1890 and 1893. Applications record the date of purchase, the type and quantity of liquor, the stated medical condition for which the liquor was purchased, the applicant’s name, and the name of the pharmacist.
Dates: 1890 - 1893; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1892

Circuit Court Filed Papers, 1881 - 1966

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-027:
Scope and Contents This series contains miscellaneous papers filed in proceedings before the Lawrence County Circuit Court between 1881and 1966 and includes subpoenas, bonds, indictments, arrest warrants, bills of exception, deeds, title abstracts, orders, motions, depositions, court calendars, jury lists, transcripts, and miscellaneous court case files. Of particular note is the case file for the State of South Dakota vs. Andrew Rolando, which includes witness testimonies and crime scene photographs. Rolando...
Dates: 1881 - 1966

Clerk of Courts, 1874 - 1970

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by county government agencies and officials in Lawrence County, South Dakota and includes civil, probate, and circuit court records; Clerk of Court's correspondence; naturalization papers; Coroner's inquests; druggists' liquor applications and reports; miners' and mechanics' liens; marriage licenses and certificates; notary commission certificates; Mothers' Pension records; Board of Commissioners resolutions, petitions, and reports;...
Dates: 1874 - 1970

Coroners' Inquests, 1879 - 1949, bulk: 1879 - 1935

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-020:
Scope and Contents This series contains reports, subpoenas, witness testimonies, jury verdicts, and correspondence filed as part of Coroners’ investigations of deaths in Lawrence County between 1879 and 1949.
This series contains reports, subpoenas, witness testimonies, jury verdicts, and correspondence filed as part of Coroners’ investigations of deaths in Lawrence County between 1879 and 1949.
Dates: 1879 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1935

District Court Filed Papers and Clerk of Courts Correspondence, 1875 - 1937, bulk: 1877 - 1907

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-028:
Scope and Contents This series contains miscellaneous papers filed in proceedings before the Lawrence County District Court and Clerk of Courts correspondence for the years 1875-1937. Records include subpoenas, criminal complaints, affidavits, bonds, indictments, warrants, venires, judicial rulings and jury verdicts, deeds and location certificates, orders, motions, depositions, civil case calendars, transcripts, stenographers’ shorthand notes, A.A.O.N.M.S. (Shriner) lodge event invitations and pamphlets,...
Dates: 1875 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1907

Druggists’ Applications, Bonds, and Permits, 1890 - 1892

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-024:
Scope and Contents This series contains druggists’ permit applications, petitions, permits, affidavits for published application notices, and bonds for persons issued druggists’ permits to sell intoxicating liquors in Lawrence County between 1890 and 1892. Druggists’ permits include the date the permit was issued, the name and town of the individual(s) to whom it was issued, and the location of the business.This series contains druggists’ permit applications, petitions, permits, affidavits for published...
Dates: 1890 - 1892

Filed Depositions, 1876-1896, 1909, 1914

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-022:
Scope and Contents This series contains witness depositions filed with the Lawrence County District and Circuit Courts between 1876 and 1914 and includes both notices to take depositions and transcripts of the depositions. Many of the depositions were filed in cases involving mining companies.
Dates: 1876-1896, 1909, 1914

Grand and Petit Jury Records, 1879 - 1901

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-040:
Scope and Contents This series contains records pertaining to the selection of grand and petit jurors in Lawrence County between 1879 and 1901 and includes venires, prospective and selected juror lists, judicial orders for the drawing of petit and grand jurors, attorney petitions for grand jury hearings, contempt of court attachment orders for defaulting jurors, and grand jury proceeding reports.This series contains records pertaining to the selection of grand and petit jurors in Lawrence County between 1879...
Dates: 1879 - 1901

Guardianship File (RESTRICTED), 1953 - 1953

 Series — Box 4468 B
Identifier: ACC 2016-065:
Scope and Contents This series contains a Carstensen guardianship file including correspondence, court documents, and notes dated from 1953.
Dates: 1953 - 1953

Justice Court Filed Papers, 1877 - 1969, bulk: 1881 - 1905

 Series
Identifier: ACC 86-031:
Scope and Contents This series contains miscellaneous papers filed in proceedings before the Lawrence County Justice Court between 1877 and 1969 and includes affidavits, trial notices, subpoenas, indictments, judgments, appeals, bail bonds, warrants, criminal complaints, and transcripts of witness testimonies.
Dates: 1877 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1905

Lawrence County Civil Case files regarding townsites, 1879 - 1890, bulk: 1880 - 1889

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 85-017
Scope and Contents This series contains civil case records for actions filed regarding town sites. Included are summons, judgements, complaints, satisfaction of judgement and affidavit of failure to answer and statement of judgement.
Dates: 1879 - 1890; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1889

Mechanics' Liens, 1879 - 1898

 Series — Box 01565
Identifier: ACC 86-030:
Scope and Contents This series contains satisfied and cancelled mechanics’ liens filed with the Lawrence County Circuit Court between 1879 and 1898 in order to receive compensation for supplies purchased and/or labor conducted in fulfillment of a contract.
Dates: 1879 - 1898

Probate Case Files, 1877 - 1928

 Series — Box 5114-5180
Identifier: ACC 96-273:
Scope and Contents These records contain the details finalizing the matters of estates in Lawrence County from 1877-1928. The index for the records is available on the archives server.
Dates: 1877 - 1928