St. Louis Circuit Court Legal Encoding Project
Digital Library Services
About Copyright and Reproduction

This digital collection was created for noncommercial, educational, and research purposes. Since the St. Louis Historic Circuit Court Records fall within the public domain, users may make use of these materials free of charge.

Researchers are encouraged to use this site for their work. All references to the materials on this Website should be cited as follows:

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Term of Court, Year
Case File Number
(Cite specific document if required)
Circuit Court Case Files
Office of the Circuit Clerk-St. Louis
Missouri State Archives-St. Louis
Office of the Secretary of State
[(Date Accessed), http://digital.wustl.edu/legalencodingproject]

For example, somebody viewing the November 1809 case no. 5 on January 17, 2012 would include the following:

William Clark (to the use of Missouri Fur Company) v. Francois St. Michel
November 1809
Case No. 5
Circuit Court Case Files
Office of the Circuit Clerk-St. Louis
Missouri State Archives-St. Louis
Office of the Secretary of State
[January 17, 2012, http://digital.wustl.edu/legalencodingproject]