The Court of Chancery consisted of the Governor or his appointed Chancellor and the Council. The Court had original jurisdiction in all equity matters … More The Court of Chancery, 1684-1688 »
This Court consisted of the Governor sitting alone.
The Court of Exchequer (also called the Court of Judicature) consisted of the Governor and Council.
In 1788, the justices were required to convene criminal courts (Oyer and Terminer) during the terms of the Circuit Court. The Court of Oyer … More Court of Oyer and Terminer, 1788-1895 »
The Court of Sessions consisted of three local Justices of the Peace who held session twice a year in each county and more frequently … More Court of Sessions, 1684-1688 »
The Petty Courts were set up in each town and three officials appointed by the Governor held session on the first Wednesday of every … More The Petty Courts »