This book contains the docket for bankruptcy cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court for Utah Territory from Dec. 28, 1867 through Sept. 27, 1869. Bankruptcy hearings were conducted under federal laws enacted in 1867. Under federal law, either an individual (including a business) or his creditors could apply for bankruptcy. Hearings were conducted in part directly by the court, and in part by a court appointed Register in Bankruptcy.; Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date of initial action.; Historical Note; Gaps in Series; Bankruptcy docket book; 1867 - 1869
Politics, Government, and Law; Bankruptcy—Utah.; UMAbroad--Politics, Government, and Law
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Bankruptcy minute books from the Territorial Supreme Court, Series 1456, contain more information on actions in these cases.Bankruptcy register from the District Court (Third District), Series 3223, contains bankruptcy cases for the same jurisdiction from 1874-1878.