St. Louis Circuit Court Legal Encoding Project
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Record books are permanent bound handwritten records of daily proceedings of circuit court civil and criminal cases. The books listed here contain digitized page images and transcriptions of entries related to court cases in this collection. More about the record books.

Direct index books to circuit court case files contain handwritten entries for each case, arranged by letter of the alphabet for the last name of the plaintiffs for each consecutive term. Inverted index books contain handwritten entries for each case, arranged by letter of the alphabet for the last name of the defendants for each consecutive term. The books listed here contain digitized page images. More about the index books.

Together, the indices and record books represent over 10,000 page-images. Initial imaging of these material was completed in 2012. Work on image-cropping and mounting materials is on-going.