St. Clair County Circuit Court
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July Term 1843

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At a Circuit Court Commenced and held in the Town of Osceola in St. Clair County in the State of Missouri on Monday the 3rd day of July A.D. 1843.
Present – Foster P. Wright, Circuit Judge
Chas. P. Bullock, Clerk
John Smarr, Sheriff

The Sheriff of St. Clair County returned here into Court the Venue for a Grand Jury for the State of Missouri for the body of the County of St. Clair from which was sworn and impaneled the following named persons as a Grand inquest To Wit: Henry C. Douglass foreman, Isaac Culbertson, Washington Whitlow, Bennett Pitt, John D. Sims, Clifton G. Browning, David Corbin, Robert Anderson, John Whitley, William Denson, Theodrick Snuffer, Joseph Story, John Hopton, Henry Smith and Zadok Reed who having received their Charge retired to Consider of their presentments.

Ordered by the Court here that James Winston be appointed Circuit Attorney pro tem who took the Oath of Office prescribed by Law.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
Julius Satliff – Deft
Indc’t for resisting the Sheriff
Now at this day Comes the Circuit Attorney Who prosecutes for the State of Missouri And Says he will not further prosecute the Indictment Therefore it is Considered by Ordered by the Court here that the Said Indictment be Dismissed.

State of Missouri – Plaintiff
vs
Charles Gibson – Defendant
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
Now at this day Comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his Attorney – And the Said defendant by his Attorney files herein his Motion to quash this Indictment Which Motion being Seen heard And fully understood by the Court And Mature deliberation thereon had is by the Court Overuled.
 



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State of Missouri – Plff
vs
George W. Gibson – Deft
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
Now at this day Comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his Attorney And the Said defendant by his attorney files herein his motion to quash this Indictment which Motion being Seen heard and fully understood by the Court is by the Court Overuled.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
John Cox – Deft
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
Now at this day Comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his Attorney, And the Said Defendant by his attorney files herein his Motion to quash this indictment which Motion being seen and fully heard And understood by the Court and mature deliberation thereon had is by the Court Overuled Whereupon the Said Defendant for his plea saith he is not guilty in Manner And form as in the indictment Against him is Alledged and for his trial puts himself upon the Country Whereupon Comes a Jury To wit – John Perry, Avery B. Howard, Joseph Culbertson, Daniel Cline, Jonas Musgrand, John Ditty, Nathan Breedlove, Henry E. Moran, William Morrison, Wilson Z. Taylor, John C. Greenwell And John Bedell twelve good And lawful men well And truly Elected tried and Sworn to try the Issue in this Cause Joined, who after hearing the Evidence And Argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following Verdict “We the Jury find for the defendant” Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said defendant from his recognizance aforesaid be discharged And that he go here of without day.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
Avery B. Howard – Deft
Indc’t Dram Shop Keeping
Now at this day comes the Circuit Court Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his Attorney in discharge of his recognizance in this Cause And the Said Defendant for his plea in this Cause Says he is not guilty in



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in Manner in form as in the indictment aforesaid is alleged against him – And both parties bring ready for trial Causes a Jury Towit – Joshua Gates, Ambrose H. Wilkerson, John A. Culbertson, George W. Gibson, James Hampton, Charles T. Gibson, John Haney, John Ward, Robert Burch, Henry Breedlove, James L. Kelso and John Frasier Twelve Good and Lawful men well and truly elected tried and sworn to try the issue in this Cause Joined who after hearing the Evidence and argument of Counsel returned here into Court And reported to the Court here that they Could not agree And by Consent of parties the Jury is by the Court discharged from the further Consideration of this Indictment.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
Charles Gibson – Deft
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
Now at this day comes the Circuit attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the said Defendant by his attorney in discharge of his recognizance, And the said Defendant for his plea saith that he is not guilty in Manner and form as in said Indictment against him is Alleged And for his trial puts himself upon his Country and both parties being ready for trial Comes a Jury To wit. Elisha Thomas, John Bedell, John Perry, Raphael Bolds, Samuel Wyatt, Roderick D. McCullock, Anthony Hester, Avery B. Howard, Richard Smith, Ashford Peebly, Elkennah Cain and Joel Ridgway, Twelve good and Lawful men well and truly Elected tried and sworn to try the Issue in this Cause Issued after hearing the Evidence and argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following Verdict To Wit: “We the Jury find the Defendant not guilty.” Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the said Defendant from his recognizance aforesaid be discharged and hat he go thereof without day.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
George W. Gibson – Deft
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
Now at this day Comes the circuit Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his attorney in discharge of his recognizance, and the Said defendant for his plea saith that he is not guilty in Manner and form as in the Indictment against him is alleged



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and for his trial puts himself upon the Country – And both parties being ready for trial comes a Jury To wit – Elisha Thomas, John Bedell, John Perry, Raphael Bolds, Samuel Wyatt, Roderick D. McCullock, Anthony Hester, Avery B. Howard, Richard Smith, Ashford Peebly, Elkenniah Cain And Joel Redman Twelve good And Lawful men well and truly Elected tried and Sworn to try the issue in this cause Joined And After hearing the Evidence And Argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following Verdict To Wit – “We the Jury find the Defendant guilty And assess the damages to five Dollars” Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said Plaintiff recover of the Said Defendant the Sum of five Dollars the amount by the Jurors in their verdict aforesaid assessed together with her Costs And Charges in this behalf laid out and Expended And that she have thereof her writ of Execution.

Daniel B. Clardy – Plff
vs
Charles T. Garrett
Petition in debt
Now at This day Comes the parties by their attornies And the Defendant by his Attorney files herein his plea to the said plaintiffs Declaration.

Daniel B. Clardy – Plff
vs
Charles F. Garrett – Deft
Petition in debt
Now at this Day Comes the parties by their attornies And the defendant by his attorney and by leave of the Court files herein his plea.

Jesse Casserday – Plff
vs
John F. Weidemeyer & John T. Perry – Defts
Petition in debt
Now at this Day Comes the parties their Attornies And the Defendant by his attorney And by leave of the Court files herein his Declaration To the plaintiffs petition.



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Daniel B. Clardy – Plff
vs
Robert McMorris & Joseph Culbertson – Defts
Petition & debt
Now at this Day Comes the parties by their Attornies and the Defendants by their attorney And by leave of the Court files here his plea of general issue.

In the Matter of Joseph Berteaux an alien
Now at this day Comes Joseph Berteaux and files his petition and affidavit to be admitted to become a citizen of the United States and of the State of Missouri who thereupon Made Oath here in Open Court that it is bonafide his Intention to become a citizen of the United States and of This state and to renounce and abjure forever all allegiances and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentale state and sovereignty whatever and particularly, allegiance and fidelity to the King of france of where he was heretofore a Subject. Whereupon it is ordered by the Court here that the Said Applicant be furnished with a Certificate of This Application.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
David Ballentine – Deft
Indc’t for retailing liquors to a Slave
Now at this day comes the parties by their attornies And the Said defendant for his plea says he is not guilty as in said Indictment against him is alledged And for his trial puts himself upon the Country And both parties being ready for trial Comes a Jury To Wit. William C. Thompson, Joshua Caton, Hezekiah Thompson, James Wilson, Charles F. Garrett, Matthew Boswell, Henson S. Sterns, Christopher Woodall, Edward T. Berry, John Perry, Samuel Wyatt and Joseph Potter twelve good and lawful men well and truly Elected tried and sworn to try the issue in this Cause Joined, who after hearing the evidence And argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following verdict “We the Jury find for the Defendant” – Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the said Defendant from his recognizance be discharged And that he go thereof without day.

Johnathan Young
vs
Jonas L. King
Case



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Now at this day Comes the plaintiff by his attorney and it appearing to the Court here that the order Made at the last term of This Court ruling the plaintiff to Security has not been complied with and upon motion of Said plaintiff by his Attorney it is Ordered that This Cause be dismissed.
Therefore it is Considered by the Court here That the Said Defendant recover of the Said Plaintiff his costs and Charges in This behalf laid out and Expended and that he have thereof his Writ of Execution.

State of Missouri – Plff
Vs
Avery B. Howard – Deft
Indc’t Dram Shop Keeping
Now at this day again Comes the parties by their Attornies, And both parties being ready for trial Comes A Jury To Wit: William C. Thompson, Edward T. Berry, Iberton B. Alverson, Ashford Peebly, William C. Sanders, Hezekiah Berryman, Jesse Ridgway, Joel Redman, Richard Smith, Henry E. Moran, James Burgar and Isaac Seel, Twelve good and lawful men Elected tried and sworn well and truly to try the issue in this Cause Joined who after hearing the evidence And argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following Verdict To Wit: “We the Jury find for the Defendant” Therefore it is Considered by the Court that the Said defendant from his recognizance be discharged And that he go thereof without day.

Now at this Day Comes John Smarr Sheriff of St. Clair County here into Court And acknowledges a deed in favour of Charles P. Bullock to Lots No. 7 & 8 in Block No. 25 lying and being in the Town of Osceola in the County of St. Clair who is Known to the Court to be the person whose name is subscribed to the Said deed as having Executed the Same and acknowledged The Same to be his Act and deed for the purposes therein Mentioned.

Now at this Day Comes John Smarr Sheriff of St. Clair County here into Court and files herein Court a deed in favour of Felix Hunton Conveying to the Said Hunton The west half of the North West Quarter of section No. Thirty five in Township Thirty Nine in range Twenty six west lying and being in the County of St. Clair Containing Eighty acres of land And the Said John Smarr being personally Known to



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the Court to be the person whose name is subscribed to the said deed as having Executed the same Acknowledged the same to be his Act and deed for the purposes therein Mentioned.

Now at this day comes John Smarr Sheriff of St. Clair County here into Court and files herein a deed in favour of Henry Earl Conveying to the said Earl the North East quarter of the South east quarter of section Twenty Six in Township Thirty nine in range Twenty six west Containing forty acres of land lying and being in St. Clair County, and the Said John Smarr as Sheriff aforesaid being personally Known to the Court to be the person whose name is Subscribed to the said deed as having Executed the same Acknowledged the same to be his act and deed for the purposes therein Mentioned.

Now at this Day Comes Zachariah Lilley deputy sheriff for the County of St. Clair here into Court And files herein a Deed in favour of Oncicimus Evans Conveying to the said Evans, The west half of the south east quarter and the East half of the south east quarter of section no. 19 in Township No. 35. in Range No. 25 west Containing One hundred and fifty five Acres and 82/100 of an acre lying and being in the County of St. Clair And the said Zachariah Lilly as Deputy Sheriff as aforesaid being personally Known to the Court to be the person whose name is subscribed to the said deed acknowledges the same to be his act and deed for the purposes Therein mentioned.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
Richard A. Brown
Indc’t Assault with intent to Kill
Now On this day Comes the Circuit attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri And Says he will not further prosecute This Indictment – Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said Defendant from the premises in the Indictment aforesaid be discharged and that he go thereof without day.

Alfred Wallace and Onacimas Evans – Plff
vs
Eli Roberts – Deft
Now at this day Comes the Said Plaintiffs by their



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Attorney and Says he will not further prosecute this suit and sums the Court for leave to dismiss this suit, And to him leave is given – Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said plaintiff Cause of Action be dismissed and that the Said Defendant recover of the Said Plaintiff his Costs and Charges in this behalf laid out and Expended And that he have thereof his writ of Execution.

State of Missouri – Plff
Vs
George W. Charlton – Deft
Recognizance
Ordered by the Court here that Perry Ross a witness recognized in this Cause from his recognizance aforesaid be discharged.

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

Thursday Morning Eight of the Clock
Court met Pursuant to Adjournment
Present as on yesterday

Benjamin Perkins
vs
Jacob Gilbert
Appeal
Now at this day Comes the parties by their attornies And upon the agreement Made in vacation this Cause is Ordered to be dismissed The Defendant paying the Costs of the Circuit Court and the plaintiff paying the Costs of the Justices Court.

State of Missouri
vs
George W. Gibson
Indc’t Trespass on 16th Section
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being seen heard and fully understood by the Court is by the Court Overuled.

State of Missouri
vs
David Ballentine
Indc’t Keeping dram Shop
Now at this day Comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes for the State of Missouri as well as the Said Defendant by his Attorney in discharge of his recognizance And the Said Defendant for his plea Says he is not guilty in manner and form as in Sid Indictment against him is Alledged and for his trial puts himself upon the Country whereupon Comes a Jury To wit – Edward Bustoe, John H. Ivers, Sterling Peterson, Joel Redman, Enoch Laster, Socretese B. Howe, John Ward, James Strain, Isaac Teal, Rich’d Stow, Hezekiah Thompson and James T. Burger Twelve good and lawful men Elected tried and sworn well and truly to try the issue in this Cause Joined after hearing the evidence returned here into Court the following Verdict “We the Jury find the Defendant not guilty in manner and form as in the Indictment against him is alledged” – Therefore it is Considered by the Court that the Said Defendant from his recognizance and from the premises in the Indictment aforesaid against him be discharged and that he go her of without day.

John Sapington – Plff
vs
Abner C. Tyree – Deft
Debt
Now at this day Comes the defendant here into Court And by leave of the Court files herein his plea to the plaintiffs Action.

Charles F. Garrett – Plff
vs
Edward Nance – Deft
Debt
Now at this day Comes the defendant by his attorney And by leave of the Court files herein his plea To the plaintiffs Action.



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The Grand Jury for the State of Missouri for the body of this County of St. Clair returns here into Court a true Bill against George W. Charlton and Having no other business before them are by the Court discharged.

State of Missouri – Plff
vs
George W. Charlton – Deft
Indc’t
Ordered by the Court here that a Capias de pue returnable to the next term of this Court directed to the Sheriff of St. Clair County, untill which time this Cause is Ordered to be Continued.

Ordered that Court adjourn for one hour.

Court met pursuant to adjournment.

State of Missouri
vs
George W. Charlton
Indc’t for beating maiming bruising & etc.
Now at this Day Comes the Defendant George W. Charlton here into Court, And offers to the Court here bond for his appearance at next term of this Court Whereupon the Court do order that the Said George W. Charlton do enter into recognizance in the Sum of five hundred Dollars And Abraham Charlton and James Leister who are by the Court deemed good and Sufficient Acknowledged themselves to owe and Stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the like sum of five hundred Dollars which they agree Shall be levied of their respective goods and chattels lands and Tenements – To be void however upon Condition that the Said George W. Charlton Shall make his personal Appearance on the first day of the next term of the St. Clair Circuit Court And answer the Indictment aforesaid And not depict The Court without leave untill which time this Cause is ordered to be continued.



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Richard A. Brown – Plff
vs
Joseph W. Cox, administration of the Estate of Valentine H. Brown Deceased – Defts
Assumpsit
Now at this day come the parties by their attornies and both parties being ready for trial Comes a Jury To wit – George Terry, James Hampton, Edward Burton, Joel Redman, Saml W. Harris, Hugh Barnett, Henry E. Moran, Richard Stow, Hezekiah Thompson, Daniel Philips, John Ward, William Cox Twelve good and lawful men elected tried and sworn well and truly to try the issue in this cause Joined, after hearing the evidence and argument of Counsel returned here into Court the following verdict, We the Jury find for the plaintiff and assess the damages at seven hundred and sixty Dollars. Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the said plaintiff recover of the said Estate for his damages the Sum of Seven hundred and Sixty Dollars so assessed by the Jury aforesaid and it is further Considered by the Court here that the said Defendant recover of the said Plaintiff his Costs and Charges in this behalf laid out and Expended.
[written on side]: Richard A. Brown the plff in this cause Comes into Court and directs that $100 of this Judgment shall be Entered for the benefit of Felix Hunton $25 for the benefit of John T. Crenshaw and so much as of may be necessary to pay all the Costs due the clerk & sheriff of this County as T. Brown pray be legally bound to pay – also $75.35 for the benefit of Seth B. Howard – which is by Court ordered accordingly.

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

Wednesday morning Eight of the Clock Court met pursuant to adjournment
Present as on Yesterday

Joseph Waldo – Complainant
vs
Daniel Brant – Defendant
Petition to foreclose mortgage
Now at This day Comes the parties by their attornies And upon Motion of the Complainant and by agreement of parties This Cause is Ordered to be dismissed at the Defendants Costs.



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Joseph Waldo – Complainant
vs
Daniel Brant – Defendant
Petition to foreclose Mortgage
Now at this day Comes the Complainant by his attorney and by leave of the Court files herein his Said petition, whereupon the Defendant by his Attorney And by leave of the Court files herein his demurrer to the said Complainants petition, which demurrer being Seen heard and fully understood by the Court is by the Court Overuled. Whereupon the Defendant by his attorney files herein his plea of General Issue And moves the court for leave to file his special plea at the next term of Court, Whereupon it is ordered by the Court here that the said Defendant have leave to file his special plea the next term of this Court upon Condition that he serve James Winston the Complainants attorney with a Copy of the plea Sixty days before the next term of this Court And this Cause is Ordered to be Continued.

Joseph W. Cox - plaintiff
vs
John W. Berry & Edward T. Berry – Defendants
Petition in debt
Now at this day Comes the parties by their Attornies and the Defendants by their Attorney And by leave of the Court files herein their plea, And This Cause is ordered to be Continued untill the next Term of this Court.

Joseph W. Cox – Plaintiff
vs
John W. Berry & Edward T. Berry – Defendants
Petition in debt
Now at this day Comes the parties by their attornies and the Defendants by their Attorney And by leave of the Court files herein their plea to the plaintiffs Action, And this Cause is ordered to be Continued untill the next Term of this Court.

Gilbert R. Van Allen – plff
vs
Philips Crow & Roderick D. McCullock – Defts
Summons of Garnishes on Execution
Now at this day Comes the plaintiff by his attorney as well as John W. Berry the Garnisher in the above Cause and the Said Garnisher having answered that he owed the Defendants nothing, is by the Court discharged.



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Oliver Bennett – Plff
vs
Pleasant M. Cox and Zachariah Lilley
Assumpsit
Now at this day Comes the Defendants and there being no one to prosecute this action the same is Ordered to be dismissed at the plaintiffs Costs.

Now at this day Comes John Smarr Sheriff of St. Clair County and files herein a Deed to Jonas Caton for the South East quarter of the South East quarter of Section No. 36. in Township No. 39. in range No. 37 West Containing forty acres And the said John Smarr as Sheriff as aforesaid being personally Known to the Court to be the person whose name is subscribed thereto as having Executed the Same Acknowledged the same to be his act and deed for the purposes Therein mentioned.

John F. Weidemeyer, Thomas E. Draffin, John Draz – Plaintiffs
vs
John L. Trahem – Deft
Appeal
Now at this day Comes the parties by their attornies, and both parties being ready for Trial for Trial and neither party requiring a Jury, This Cause is Submitted to the Court – Whereupon the Court after hearing the Evidence and argument of Counsel do find for the Defendant – Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said defendant recover of the said plaintiff his Costs and Charges by him in this behalf laid out and Expended And that he have thereof his writ of Execution.

Jesse Cassserday – Plff
vs
John W. Berry & John F. Weidemeyer – Defts
Petition in Debt
Now at this day comes the parties by their Attornies and The Defendants by their attorney And by leave of the Court files therein their Demurrer to the plaintiffs Action, which being seen heard and fully understood by the Court, And mature deliberation thereon had is by the Court Overuled, Whereupon the Defendants by leave of the Court files herein their plea of General issue – And this Cause is ordered to be Continued untill the next Term of this Court.



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Lindsey Applegate – plaintiff
vs
Samuel F. Mitchell – Deft
Petition in debt & Attachment
Now at this day comes the parties by their attornies and both parties being ready for trial and neither requiring a Jury - & This Cause is Submitted to the Court, Whereupon the Court after hearing the evidence does find for the plaintiff for the sum of One Hundred And Ninety five Dollars and Twenty Cents for his debt – Therefore it is Considered by the Court here that the Said plaintiff recover of the Said Defendant the Sum of One Hundred and Ninety five Dollars and Twenty Cents So assessed by him in this behalf laid out And Expended and that he have thereof his writ of Execution.

Abner Baley – plff
vs
Julius Sutliff – Deft
Debt & Attachment
Now at this day Comes John Smarr Sheriff of St. Clair County and presents to the Court here an account for Keeping the property attached in this Cause Amounting to $17.50 which was not taxed and Collected upon the Execution against the plaintiff issued upon the Judgment for Costs upon the quashing of said Attachment which Account is by the Court allowed and ordered to be taxed as a part of the Costs against Said plaintiff.

Barton S. Wilson & Elisha W. Brown – Plaintiffs
vs
Julius Sutliff – Defendant
Petition in debt Attachment
Now at this day comes the plaintiffs by their Attorney and the defendant though Solemnly Called comes not but makes default Wherefore the Said action of the Said plaintiffs against the Said Defendant remains undefended. And whereas it is proven to the Court here that the Order of publication made at the last term of this Court was published according to Law, And whereas it proved Suggested and Manifestly appears to the Court here, that the Said plaintiffs ought to recover against the Said defendant for their debt the Sum of One hundred and ten Dollars, also the further Sum of nineteen Dollars for their damages by way of interest at the rates of ten per Centum per annum – Therefore it is Considered by the court here that the Said plaintiffs recover of



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the said defendant the aforesaid sum of one hundred and ten Dollars for their debt and nineteen Dollars for their damages so assessed as aforesaid. Together with their Costs and charges in this behalf laid out and Expended and that they have thereof their writ of Execution.

Nancy Rice – Plaintiff
vs
Julius Sutliff – Defendant
Petition in Debt & Attachment
Now at this day comes the plaintiff by her attorney and the defendant though Solemnly called comes not but makes default wherefore the Said action of the said plaintiff against the Said defendant remains undefended And whereas it is proven to the Court here that the order of publication made at the last Term of this Court was published according to Law, And whereas it is proved suggested and manifestly appears to the Court here, that the Said plaintiff ought to recover against the said defendant for their debt the Sum of Sixty five Dollars also the further sum of Five Dollars and Seventy five cents for her damages by way of interest at the rates of Ten per Centum per annum – Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said plaintiff recover of the Said defendant the aforesaid sum of Sixty Five Dollars for his debt and Five Dollars and Seventy five cents for her damages so aforesaid as aforesaid Together with her Costs and charges in this behalf laid out and Expended and that she have thereof her writ of Execution.

Isabella R. Corna – Plaintiff
Vs
Henry W. Crow – Defendant
Petition in Debt
Now at this day comes the Defendant by his attorney And by leave of the Court files herein his plea of General issue to the plaintiffs action – And this Cause is Ordered to be Continued untill the next term of This Court.



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Daniel B. Clardy – Plaintiff
vs
Richard Stow, Abraham Stow, Hezekiah Thompson & Renos Thompson – Defendants
Petition in Debt
Now at this day Comes the Defendant by their attorney And by leave of the Court files herein their pleas of non est Factium And fraud to the plaintiffs action and this Cause is ordered to be Continued untill the next term of this Court.

Ordered that Court Adjourn untill Tomorrow Morning 6 of the Clock.
F.P. Wright

Thursday Morning 6 of the Clock
Court met pursuant to adjournment
Present as on Yesterday

William Beale – Plff
vs
David Kelso – Deft
Case
On Motion of the plaintiffs Attorney it is ordered that the Costs in the above Cause be retaxed And taxed against the Defendant And that the plaintiff have Execution therefore, And it is further ordered that the Sheriff of St. Clair County return the Execution issued in Said Cause And against the plaintiff without further proceedings therein.

Benjamin F. Wallace, Admr. of the Estate of Granville R. Smith Dec’d – Plff
vs
Chas P. Bullock – Deft
Debt
Now at this day Comes the plaintiff by his attorney as well as the Said defendant in his own proper person whereupon the Said defendant admits that he owes and Stands Justly indebted to the Said plaintiff in the sum of



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Eighty Eight Dollars and fifty Cents for his debt And the further sum of Thirteen dollars and Twenty Seven Cents for his Damages, and the Said plaintiff by his attorney agrees to Accept for his debt and Damages The Sums So Confessed as Aforesaid – Therefore it is Considered by the Court that the said plaintiff recover of the said defendant the sums so Confessed as aforesaid for his debt And damages together with his Costs and Charges in this behalf laid out And Expended and that he have thereof his writ of Execution.
[written in left hand margin on side:] This Judgment is satisfied in full this 29th day of August A.D. 1844 Wm. J. Mays Atty for Plff.

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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