|Title:||Cooke County Records, 1849-1942|
|Arrangement:||Materials are arranged by series.|
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Contains county and city ledgers related to financial matters, board minutes, registrations, convict labour, the criminal and civil dockets, property records, tax rolls, and mortgage records.
Part of the Cooke County Ledgers are comprised of Convict Labor Records from 1879 to 1891; Criminal Docket Records from 1857 to 1908; Minute Books from the District and Criminal Courts, 1880 to1904; the Sherriff's Fee Book from 1873 to 1874; Records from the Justice of the Peace inquests, 1888 to 1919; Fugitive Records from the District Court, 1865 to 1908; the Jail Register from 1897 to 1910; and Pauper Records from 1895 to 1905.
Collection Historical Note
Physical Access Note:
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|Related Materials:||Digital surrogates of items from this collection are available in the Portal to Texas History. For more information please see http://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/CWADP/browse/?fq=str_title_serial%3A%5BCooke+county+records%2C+1857-1950%5D.|
|Preferred Citation:||Cooke County Records, University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||March 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - fixed dates, wrote Abstract, modified Scope/Content, and added Historical Note from previous version of finding aid|