NCSCHS Membership

The North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization created almost three decades ago to preserve our state’s legal history and to educate our citizens about our court system. The Society is exceptionally proud of its participation in the 200th Anniversary of the Supreme Court of North Carolina during 2019 and into …

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Battle Address (Page 2 of 10)

What we call “counties” were, until 1788, called “precincts,” while a number of precincts constituted the larger jurisdictions of Albemarle and Bath counties. I do not find the County Courts, contemplated by the Fundamental Constitutions, ever had an existence. The Precinct Courts were established at once, and under the name, subsequently given, of Courts of …

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