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Justices of the Peace
Posted by: James T. Dawson (ID *****2984) Date: July 14, 2003 at 21:33:38
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Hi, Can someone enlighten me about the duties and responsibilities of Justices of the Peace in the 1850's. Today the duties of the few remaining areas that have JPs is different. What authority did they have then ? Were they court officers ? Any information will be appreciated. Jim

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