North Carolina, Civil Action Court Papers 1712-1970 Image Browse

You can search the civil court records from 1737 to 1968 filed in North Carolina. The civil courts settled matters of unpaid debts, unperformed agreements, land ownership, and unfulfilled contracts. You will also find suits about divorce, breach of contract, slander, and children considered ‘bastards’ by the state. You will read records of slave emancipation and naturalization proceedings. Only the images are available in this collection.

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