Certificate by James Butcher, prothonotary of the Courts of Common Pleas, 1773, concerning judgements against the Honourable John Dottin in the period, 1740-1773.
Certificate of judgements concerning Honourable John Dottin
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS1123
- Dates of Creation1773 September 7
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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A prothonotary was the principal clerk of a court. The Court of Common Pleas emerged in the thirteenth century as a court to settle civil disputes under common law. It was merged with the Court of Chancery and the Court of King's Bench to form the High Court of Justice in 1873.
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