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Guide to the Albany County Justice of the Peace and County Court records

Identifier: RG1013

Scope and Content

Case files, dockets, and administrative records filed with the Albany County Justice of the Peace and County Courts ranging from criminal, civil court records to marriage records and coroner’s inquests. Cases heard by the Justice of the Peace Courts involved misdemeanor charges. Felony cases were either dismissed or bound over to the County District Court. Cases heard by the County Courts could involve either misdemeanor or low-level felony charges.


  • 1868-1992


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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


328 cubic feet (includes volumes and boxes)


Albany County Justice of the Peace/County Court records as maintained by the Wyoming State Archives consist of dockets, case files, marriage records, correspondence, and monthly reports. They were originally filed with the Justice of the Peace/County Courts in Albany County.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into thirteen subgroups including: General Records, Bosler JP record, Cummings JP records, Douglas JP records, Downing JP records, Laramie JP records, Laramie JP Precint 1 records, Laramie JP Precinct 2 records, Laramie JP Precinct 3 records, Mountain View JP records, Rock River JP records, Sherman JP records, Albany County Court records, and Rock Creek JP records

Acquisition Information

Records were transferred in multiple groups from 1981 through 2002

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by at the date of processing.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Carl Hallberg

Guide to the Albany County Justice of the Peace and County Court Records, 1867-1992
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Carl Hallberg
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne Wyoming 82002 United States
(307) 777-7826