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*5,000 documents revealing court disputes in Puerto Rico are being scanned by the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The documents were acquired in 2000. Scanning began in June 2011 thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Center for Research Libraries. They plan to make all the documents available by May 2012. The documents date from 1844 forward and provide information about court disputes related to slaves, land and livestock.
 
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Jurisdictions

Puerto Rico is a territory of the US with commonwealth status. There are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 78 municipalities (municipios) at the second order.


  • Adjuntas
  • Aguada
  • Aguadilla
  • Aguas
  • Aibonito
  • Anasco
  • Arecibo
  • Arroyo
  • Barceloneta
  • Barranquitas
  • Bayamon
  • Cabo Rojo
  • Caguas
  • Camuy
  • Canovanas
  • Carolina
  • Catano
  • Cayey
  • Ceiba
  • Ciales
  • Cidra
  • Coamo
  • Comerio
  • Corozal
  • Culebra
  • Dorado
  • Fajardo
  • Florida
  • Guanica
  • Guayama
  • Guayanilla
  • Guaynabo
  • Gurabo
  • Hatillo
  • Hormigueros
  • Humacao
  • Isabela
  • Jayuya
  • Juana Diaz
  • Juncos
  • Lajas
  • Lares
  • Las Marias
  • Las Piedras
  • Loiza
  • Luquillo
  • Manati
  • Maricao
  • Maunabo
  • Mayaguez
  • Moca
  • Morovis
  • Naguabo
  • Naranjito
  • Orocovis
  • Patillas
  • Penuelas
  • Ponce
  • Quebradillas
  • Rincon
  • Rio Grande
  • Sabana Grande
  • Salinas
  • San German
  • San Juan
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Sebastian
  • Santa Isabel
  • Toa Alta
  • Toa Baja
  • Trujillo Alto
  • Utuado
  • Vega Alta
  • Vega Baja
  • Vieques
  • Villalba
  • Yabucoa
  • Yauco

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Did You Know?

  • 5,000 documents revealing court disputes in Puerto Rico are being scanned by the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The documents were acquired in 2000. Scanning began in June 2011 thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Center for Research Libraries. They plan to make all the documents available by May 2012. The documents date from 1844 forward and provide information about court disputes related to slaves, land and livestock.

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