St. Clair County Circuit Court
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AUGUST TERM 1842

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August Term 1842

At a Circuit Court Commenced and held in the Town of Osceola in St. Clair County in the state of Missouri on Monday the 1st day of August A.D. 1842
Present Foster P. Wright Circuit Judge
Chas P. Bullock Clerk
John Smarr – Sheriff

Ordered that Court adjourn untill Tomorrow 9 of the Clock

Tuesday morning 9 of the Clock, Court met pursuant to Adjournment – present as on Yesterday

John L. Trabern – Compt
vs
James Boles, Wm McClanahan and Philips Crow – Defts
Now at this Day comes the parties by their attornies and upon their motion This Cause is Ordered to be Dismissed Each party paying One half of the Causts in this Cause Expended.

Samuel W. Harris – Compt
vs
William F. Carter – Deft
Petition to foreclose mortgage
Now at this day Comes the parties by their attornies and the said defendant Says he Cannot deny but that he owed and Stands Justly indebted to the said Complainant in the sum of One hundred and nineteen Dollars for his debt and the further sum of one Dollar for his Damages by way of interest, And the said Defendant Says he Cannot deny but that he Executed the said mortgage in the Complainants petition mentioned – Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said Complainant recover of the said defendant he Sum of One Hundred and nineteen Dollars for his Debt and the further sum of One Dollar for his Damages Together with his Costs and charges in this behalf laid out and Expended And that he have thereof his writ



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Of Execution, and it is ordered and decreed that the said Execution be levied and made of the property in said petition mentioned And if the said property shall not be sufficient to satisfy the debt Damages and Costs aforesaid then the residue to be levied of other goods and Chattles lands and tenements of the said Defendant.

Philip Crow and Henry W. Crow – Compts
vs
Lelia V. Crutchfield – Deft
Bill for partition of Lands
Now at this Day Comes Philip Crow one of the Complainants in this cause and one of the purchasers of a portion of the property in said petition mentioned and Suggests a Mistake in the Sheriffs Deed to Said Crow, and prays the court that the words “Block No. 7” on the 3rd page of said deed May be so altered as to read Block No. four, and that the same alterations be made upon the records of said deed in the office of the Clerk of the St. Clair Circuit Court Whereupon the Court after hearing the motion and upon Sufficient Evidence being offered to the Court here do order that the said Sheriff make the amendments aforesaid, and that when so amended the Clerk of this Court do make a Similar amendment upon the records of said deed, Whereupon John Smarr Sheriff as aforesaid amends said deed according to the prair aforesaid – Whereupon the said John Smarr as Sheriff as aforesaid who is Known to be the person whose name is subscribed to said deed Acknowledges the same to be his act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned.

Ordered that Court Adjourn untill Tomorrow Morning 8 of the Clock. F.P. Wright

Court Met pursuant to adjournment.
Present as on Yesterday



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William Denson – Plff
vs
Abraham Stow & others
Bill in Chancery, Petition & injunction
Now at this day Comes the Complainants by leave of the Court by his Solicitor and files herein his replication to the Defendant A. Stows Answer.

Pleasant M. Cox adm’r of the estate of Rich’d P. Crutchfield Dec’d – Compt
vs
Philips Crow & Henry W. Crow – Defts
Bill in Chancery
Upon motion of the parties it is ordered by the Court here that this Cause be Continued untill the next term of this Court.

William Denson – Plff
vs
Abraham Stow & others – Defts
Bill in Chancery
Now at this Day Comes the Complainant by his Solicitor and upon his motion leave is given him to take the Depositions of James Plemans and Thomas Plemans Two of the Defendants in this Cause.

James Delosier & Edward H. Delosier – Compts
vs
Trice & Brother – Defts
Bill & Injunction in chancery
Now at this Day Comes the Defendants by their Attorney and by leave of the Court files herein their Demurrer to the said Defendants bill of Review, which Said Demurrer is Continued untill the next term of this Court under Advisement.

William Denson – Compt
vs
Abraham Stow & others – Deft
Bill in Chancery
Now at this day comes the Defendant Abraham Stow by his attorney and files herein his motion to strike out the replication of the said complainant to the answer of the Said Defendant Stow which motion being seen



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and fully understood by the court is by the court Overruled.

Ordered that all Causes And Motions not otherwise disposed of be Continued untill the next term of this Court.

Ordered that Court Adjourn untill Court in Course. F.P. Wright



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At a Circuit Court for the County of St. Clair Commenced and held at the Town of Osceola on Monday the 5th day of August A.D. 1842
Present Foster P. Wright Circuit Judge
Charles P. Bullock Clerk
Jno. Smarr Sheriff

Ordered that Court adjourn untill Tomorrow morning 8 of the Clock. F.P. Wright

Tuesday Morning 8 of the Clock
Court Met pursuant to Adjournment
Present as on Yesterday

Wayman Crow, Joshua Tevis, John C. Tevis & Phocian McCreary – Complainants
vs
Philips Crow – Defendant
Petition to foreclose mortgage
Now at this day comes the plaintiffs here into court and files their petition And the defendant being personally present in Court Say he Cannot deny but admits that he Stands Justly indebted and bound to the said Complainants as in the Said Complainants petition is mentioned Amounting to Two Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight Dollars and Ninety four cents Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said Complainants recover of the said Defendant the sum of Two Thousand Seven hundred and Eight Dollars and ninety four cents for their debt So confessed by the Defendant as aforesaid Together with his costs and charges in this behalf laid out and Expended – And it is further ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Court here that the following described lands mentioned in the plaintiffs petition viz the North East



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Quarter of Section No. Sixteen and South east quarter of No. Sixteen in Township No. Thirty Eight in Range No. Twenty five west, also the west half of the north west quarter of section No. fifteen in Township No. Thirty Eight in range No. Twenty five west Also the South East quarter of the North West quarter of section No. Twenty One in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west Also fifty Acres from off the south end of the west half of the South west quarter of section No. Twenty in Township No. Thirty Eight in range No. Twenty five west lying and being in St. Clair County and State of Missouri be levied on and Sold to Satisfy the Same – And it is further ordered that if the Mortgage property be not Sufficient to Satisfy the aforesaid debt that other goods And Chattles lands and tenements be levied on to Satisfy the residue.

Wayman Crow, Joshua Tevis, John C. Tevis and Phocian McCreary – Complainants
against
Henry W. Crow – Defendant
Petition to foreclose Mortgage
Now at this day comes the Complainants by their attorney and files here in court their Petition and the defendant being present in Court Says he Cannot deny but admits the owes and Stands Justly indebted and bound to the said Complainants as they hereof Complain of him amounting to One Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty four Dollars and Ninety five cents for their debt And forty seven Dollars and Thirty Seven Cents for their Damages. Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said Complainants recover of the said Defendant the sum of One Thousand Eight Hundred and thirty four Dollars and ninety five Cents for their debt and forty seven Dollars and Thirty Seven Cents for their damages together with their Costs and Charges in this behalf laid out and Expended and that they have thereof their writ of Execution – And it is Ordered Adjudged And decreed that the following real estate Viz – The North East fractional quarter of Section No. Seventeen in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west Containing about Ninety Seven Acres Also



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the South East quarter of Section No. Seventeen in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west also the north half of the North West quarter of section No. Twenty one in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west, also that portion of the east half of the south west quarter of section No. Twenty in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west Containing about fifty five Acres also the North half of the west half of the north East quarter of section No. Twenty in Township No. Thirty Eight of range No. Twenty five west be levied on by virtues of the Execution in this Cause as the Mortgage property in said Complainants petition mentioned to Satisfy the same And it is further ordered that if the said Mortgaged property be not sufficient to satisfy the debt damages and Costs aforesaid then the residue to be levied of other goods and Chattles lands and Tenements of the Defendant.

William Denson – Complt
vs
Abraham Stow and others – Deft
Bill in Chancery
Now at this day Comes the parties by their Solicitors and on motion of the Complainant by his Solicitor and for good cause shown to the Court here this Cause is Ordered to be Continued untill the next term of this Court at said Complainants Costs.

Edward H. Delosier & James M. Delosier – Complts
vs
Tandy H. Trice and Nathan Trice – Defts
Bill & injunction
Now at this day this Cause Comes on for Consideration And the Court having heard the argument of Counsel and being now fully advised – doth order that so much of the order heretofore entered in this Cause dismissing the Original Bill be resended and set aside, And that so much of the order dissolving the injunction remain in full force and effect It is further ordered by the Court that the defendants have leave untill the next term of this Court to Answer or demur to the original bill filed in this Cause or to move to dismiss the same interest is allowed on debt and 4 pt. Cent additional.



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Ordered that Court Adjourn untill Tomorrow morning Eight of the Clock.

Wednesday Morning Eight of the Clock
Court met pursuant to adjournment
Present As on Yesterday

Ordered that All Causes And Motions not otherwise disposed of be Continued untill the next term of this Court.

Ordered that Court Adjourn untill Court in Course. F.P. Wright

 

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