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Minutes of the General Court of Albemarle, 1684

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The General Court of Albemarle was a primary colonial court responsible for the hearings of all common law cases in the colony. Functioning between 1670 and 1689, all court matters were overseen by the Governor. The General Court heard both criminal cases and non-judicial matters; examples of both are reproduced here in the 1684 Minutes of this colonial court.