Abstract of Circuit Court Record Books 1833 - 1839

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

April Term 1834

Page 24.
At a Circuit Court commenced and held in the town of Springfield, within the County of Greene and State of Missouri on the 14th day of April 1934. Present: the Honourable Charles H. Allen Circuit Judge, Charles P. Bullock Clerk, John D. Shannon, Sheriff, James Kimberland foreman, Stephen Fisher, King Fisher, George Damon, Georg M. Gibson, Able Lee, Joseph Ross, Elisha Panter, Thomas English, Joseph H. Miller, Samuel Dunagan, John Williams, Larkin Payne, Abner Spence, Ephraim Jameson, Humphrey C. Warren, Benjamin Miller, Nathaniel Kimberland, Kindred Rose and Joseph Fisher were sworn a grand inquest of the State of Missouri for the body of Greene and having received their charge - retired.

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GREENE COUNTY , MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. April Term.

Page 24.
John Sandlin Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Thomas S. Hill Defendant
This day came the Defendant by his attorney and filed herein his motion to dismiss this cause.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Edmund J. Carter &Susan Evans Defendants
(Sheriff unable locate Defendants Cause to be continued generally)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
_______ Mathis & Jane Murray Defendants
(Same as above)

Page 25.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Manuel Carter & Miss Raimey, otherwise Defendants

State of Missouri Plaintiff
v Indictment
Martin Fulbright & Samuel Teas Defendants
(Alias capis awarded. Defendants not located. Cause continued)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas Defendant
(alias capis awarded. Defendant not located. Cause continued)

Page 26.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Charles Teas & Samuel Teas Defendants
(Defendants couldn't be located. Cause continued)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Isaac Brown otherwise Defendant
called Isaac Brant (same order)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Roberts Defendant
Ordered that this cause be continued until tomorrow, nine of the clock.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. April Term.

Page 26.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Sandlin & Sarah Sandlin Defendants
(same Order as previous)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Sanuel Teas & Elias W. Wallace Defendants
(Sheriff can't locate. case continued)

Ordered that Court be adjourned until two of the clock.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Achilles J. Burnete Defendant
(Defendant pleads guilty. Fined twenty dollars together with costs. Defendant to remain in custody of the sheriff until fine/costs paid)

Tuesday morning 15 April 1834
Eight of the clock.

John Sandler Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Thomas Hill Defendant
(Motion to dismiss denied)

Page 28.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas & William Price Defendants
(Defendant William Price says he is guilty. Fined two dollars and fifty cents and cost. To remain in custody of the sheriff until fine/cost paid)

Lester T. Gillete Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Archilles J. Burnete Defendant
This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon came a jury court - Joseph Weaver foreman, Daniel Gray, John Y. Lemmons, Junius T. Campbell, John West, Archibald Morris, James Smith, Archibald W. Gibson, Dreury Merritt, Owen Cawlfield, John Roper and Joel Jenkins who were elected tried and sworn and having heard all the evidence and argument of councel retired to consider of their verdict, to wit: We the Jury find for the Plaintiff the sum of thirty one dollars for his debt and the sum of two dollars and forty cents damages for the detention of the same - Joseph Weaver foreman. Thereforee it is considered by the Court that the said Plaintiff recover of the said Defendant the debt and damages aforesaid by the Jury aforesaid in there verdict aforesaid appealed together with cost and that said Plaintiff have execution thereforee and the Defendant in mercy. Ordered that Court be adjourned until half past two. Court met agreeable to adjournment.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. April Term.

Page 29.
On motion from John P. campbell constable for Jackson Township in the County of Greene and state of Missouri by his attorney, John Wilson, who filed here in Court a list of fees which have accrued to said Campbell and all the officers witnesses and others interested in the same in a certain matter of controversey wherein the State of Missouri is Plaintiff and Joseph Fogerson is Defendant upon a charge of murder before Justice of Peace and the Court being sufficently advised of and concerning the premises it is ordered that the Clerk of this Court to audit and adjust the same and certify the same to the auditor of the Publick Account for allowance.

John Sandlin Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Thomas Hill Defendant
(order continued)

The Grand Jury returned into Court a true bill against Valentine Miller and Abraham Testament for selling goods without a license, a True Bill against John L. Davis for pedling without a license, also a True Bill against Joseph Applegate and Elizabeth Mackey for Adultory and Fornication. Having no other business before them were discharged.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                            Indictment, pedling without licence
John L. Davis Defendant
John D. Shannon and Stephen Fisher came into Court and acknowledged themselves indebted to the State of Missouri in the just and full sum of fifty dollars each to be levied of their (page 30)
respective goods and chattles lands and tenements to be void however that if the said John D. Shannon and Stephen Fisher shall personally appear here onthe first day of our next term of our said Court and testify in a certain matter of controversey in our said Court pending wherein the State of Missouri is Plaintiff and
John Davis is Defendant and not depart therefrom without leave of said Court.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Joseph Applegate & Elizabeth Mackey Defendants
(Same order)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Vollentine Miller Abraham Testament Defendants
& William Ragan (same order)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Sandlin& Sarah Sandlin Defendants
Ordered that the witnesses in this cause be discharged from their recognizance entered into at the last term of this court.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. April Term

Page 30.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Sandlin & Sarah Sandlin Defendants
This day came this Circuit Attorney on behalf of the State of Missouri and the Defendants being solemnly called to come into Court according to the tenor of her recognizance came not but makes defaults and said William Slagle and Henry Acock the cognzors of the said Page 31. Defendants in the recognizance aforesaid being also solemnly called to bring fourth here into Court the bodies of the said Defendants according to the tenor of the said recognizance, bring him not but made default; thereforee it is considered by the Court here that the recognizance aforesaid of the said John Sandlin and Sarah Sandlin and William Slagle and Henry Acock be forfeited.

William Daley Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Charles Hather Defendant
This day came the parties by their attorneys and by consents of parties the Judgment of the Justice is reversed and that this cause be dismissed at the Appealees cost. Thereforee it is considered by the Court here that the Judgment of the Justice be reversed and that the said Appellant recover against the said Appealee all costs and charges by him about his appeal in his behalf and said amt and expended and the said Appealee in mercy.

Thomas Horn Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John Roberts Defendant
On motion of the Defendant by his attorney leave is given to plead in vacation.

John Roberts Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
William Horn & Thomas Horn Defendants
On motion of the Defendants by their attorneys leave is given to plead in vacation.

(End page 31)

Page 32.

Ordered that the Court be adjourned until tomorrow morning eight of the clock.
C.H. Allen Cir Judge

Wednesday morning Eight of the clock.
Court met agreeable to adjournment.
Present - The Honourable Charles H. Allen Circuit Judge, Charles P. Bullock Clerk, John D. Shannon sheriff

John L. Davis Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John D. Shannon & Archilles J. Burnett Defendants
This day came the Plaintiff by his attorney and John D. Shannon one of the above Defendants in his own proper person and the said Defendant by leave of the Court and by consent of parties pleads guilty to the charges aforesaid in the Plaintiffs declaration alledged and confessed judgments for the sum of thirty dollars with cost with stay of execution until the next term of this Court. Thereforee it is considered by the Court here that the said Plaintiff recover against the said Defendants the sum of thirty dollars together with costs with stay of execution as aforesaid and the said Defendants in mercy

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. April term 1834.

Page 32.
John Sandlin Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John D. Shannon Defendant
This day came the Plaintiff by his attorney and upon motion of said Plaintiff it isordered by the Court that Alfred S. Bond be appointed Elizon to serve process in the above cause. (end of page 32) Page 33.

Alexander Brown Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John D. Shannon and others Defendants
This day came the Plaintiff by his Attorney and upon motion of said Plaintiff it is ordered by the Court here that Alfred S. Bond be appointed Elizon to serve process in the above case. Ordered by the Court here that the venire facias for a Grand Jury to the next term of this Court be made returnable to the Wednesday succeeding the second Monday in August, next. Charles P. Bullock Clerk of the Greene Circuit Court produced his accounts against the County which were audited and allowed. Ordered that the records of the First Term of this Court be transcribed and placed in record book A. Ordered that Court be adjourned untill the Wednesday succeeding the second Monday in August next. C.H. Allen Cir Judge.

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