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New England Court Records: A Research Guide for Genealogists And Historians
Discover ancestors and trace New England history in court records from the 17th to the 21st centuries. Whether you are a novice researcher--or an experienced genealogist or historian--this book will help you to research court records with confidence. Learn how to read and use court records--with clear explanations of legal terms, illustrations from real cases and step-by-s ...more
Paperback, 488 pages
Published February 6th 2006 by Quill Pen Press, LLC
(first published 2006)
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Diane Rapaport, a former trial lawyer, has made a new career as an award-winning author and speaker. She brings history to life with true stories from colonial New England, and she uses her legal training to help people find ancestors and trace regional history in underutilized court records. Her special interests include 17th-century New England, American legal history, and Scottish heritage.More about Diane Rapaport...