Jefferson County
Illinois


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Circuit Court Book "B"

 
 
Term - August 30, 1838
Page 130: 
 The People vs. John RICE:  For Gaming - Now on this day came
 the People by Marshall, State Attorney & the said defendant in his
 proper person, & the said defendant for plea says, he is not guilty in
 manner & form as, in the Indictment, is alleged against him & for trial
 puts himself upon the County & the State Attorney doth the like, whereupon
 let a Jury be called, & thereupon a Jury came to wit, Granville JONES,
 John R. ALLEN, Robert MOORE, John SURSA?, Allen BOND, James  MONTGOMERY, 
 Joseph DORRELL, William R. LITTLE, John DOLSON, James BENNETT, Uriah
 G. WEATHERSPOON, who being elected tried & sworn well & truly to try
 the issue joined upon their oaths do say we the Jury find the defendant
 guilty. It is therefore considered by the Court that the said defendant
 make his fine to the said People, by the payment of Ten Dollars; & that
 he also he(sic) pay the costs of this prosecution; & that execution
 may issue theretofore. 
 
Page 132: 
 The People of the State of Illinois vs. William CHASE & John
 RICE: For Gaming - Now on this day came the said People by Marshall,
 State’s Attorney & the defendant, John RICE by his attorney who filed
 his plea of not guilty herein, whereupon let a Jury come and therefore
 came a Jury to wit, James MONTGOMERY, Granville JONES, James SIRCY(?),
 Jno R. ALLEN, Robert MOORE, William R. LITTLE, James BENNETT, John
 DOLLSON, Joseph DORRELL, Allen BOND, Samuel CUMMINGS, and Uriah G.
 WEATHERSPOON, who being elected tried and sworn returned into court the
 following verdict we of the Jury find the defendant John RICE, guilty. It 
 is  therefore considered by the Court, that the said deft John RICE do make
 his fine to the People of the State of Illinois in the sum of fifteen
 Dollars and the costs of this prosecution and the said plaintiffs may
 thereof have execution.
 
Page 133: 
 The People vs. John RICE: Permiting cards to be plaid in his
 House etc. - Now on this day came the People by Marshall, State’s
 Attorney and the said deft by JONES his Attorney pleaded not guilty;
 whereupon let a Jury come, and therefore a Jury came to wit Uriah G.
 WEATHERSPOON, Joseph DORRELL, Allen BOND, John DOLLSON, James BENNETT, 
 John R.  ALLEN, James MONTGOMERY, Robert MOORE, John SURSA, William R. 
 LITTLE,  Granville JONES, and Samuel CUMMINS, who being elected tried 
 & sworn  well & truly to try the issue joined upon their oaths do say 
 we the Jury  find the Deft guilty. It is therefore considered by the Court 
 that the  deft do make his fine to the said People by the payment of Ten 
 Dollars,  that he pay also the costs of this prosecution and the said 
 plaintiffs  may therefore have execution.


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