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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

Attachment Records

1856-1928

Series documents liens placed on real property by the county to satisfy debts. Attachments are ordered by the circuit court and authorize the sheriff to seize or transfer property to satisfy debts such as loans, mortgages, or tax liens. The sheriff will hold the property in trust until the debt is paid or the property is sold. Information includes defendant name, statement of attachment, property description, statement of return when attachment is satisfied, return of execution, dates attachment is issued and returned, court order, and sheriff's signature. Attachment records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Case Files [includes certificates of judgments, attachments, executions, summons, and related court documents], 1856-1899 (.70 cu.ft.);
Sheriff's Attachments Record [with index], 1888-1899 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Courthouse, Court Exhibit Room:
Attachment Record [with index], vol. 1-4, 1890-1925 (4 volumes);
Order Book Circuit Court Attachments, 1879-1891 (1 volume);
Record of Attachments Filed, 1890-1894 (1 volume);
Satisfactions, Attorneys, Liens, Judgments & Attachments [title varies], vol. 1-3, 1899-1928 (3 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Attachment Liens [location: c5.s61], 1860-1870 (1 volume);
County Clerk Records [Attachment Records-location: c5.s64], 1856-1868, 1880, 1884, 1894 (.10 cu.ft.);
Misc. #5 [Circuit Court Papers-includes case records, attachments, and executions-location: c6.s66], ca.1861-ca.1893 (.10 cu.ft.).

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