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This database indexes 4,129 court files that remained in Massachusetts after Maine became a state in 1820. The original documents were arranged in scrapbook volumes in the nineteenth century. Each entry in this index links to the relevant volume at FamilySearch. The files are numbered and arranged sequentially; file numbers will be found written on the individual documents:
Source: County court files index to Maine counties of York, Cumberland, Lincoln, Hancock, Washington. Case numbers 13700-141579, surnames A-Y, 1734-1797. Suffolk County (Mass.) court files, 1629-1797, Massachusetts Archives, provided online by FamilySearch.