St. Charles Parish Government – Image

St. Charles Parish Government - Image

Chart of the St. Charles Parish Government, 1807–12. The term “police jury” evolved by custom as well as the enactment of a series of territorial acts involving a novel use of the newly formed “jury.” (From the Inventory of the Parish Archives of Louisiana. No. 45. St. Charles Parish (Hahnville). Prepared by the Historical Records Survey Division of Women’s and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration, the Department of Archives, Louisiana State University.)