Abstract of Circuit Court Record Books 1860 - 1862

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI CIRCUIT COURT CASES

August Term 1862
Book E

p 383.
Henry Sheppard & John S. Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
William A. Peacher Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been personally served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiffs to be $99.94 for their debt and also $26.21 for their damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the said Defendants the said sum of $99.94 for their debt and also $26.21 for their damage together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for all of which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest per annum.

p 384.
Peter Hallen and Pollock Wilson Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Joshua M. Bailey and Josheph Gott Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs and it appearing that the Defendants had been personally served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the Petition of the Plaintiffs the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due Plaintiffs to be $633.23 debt and $142.43 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the Defendants the said sum of $633.23 debt and also the sum of $142.43 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that the judgment bear 10% int.

Henry Massey and William McAdams Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Henry Toney Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the Petition of the Plaintiffs the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises been seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiffs to be $134.52 debt and $21.73 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the said Defendant the said sum of $134.52 debt and also $21.73 damages together with costs and that execution issue therefor and that this judgment bear interest at the rate of 10% per annum.

p 385.
Homer Fellows Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Steven H. Julian & James S. McQuerter Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and that this action being founded upon a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the Defendants to be indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $100 debt & $17.25 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and (cont )

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p 385 (cont)
recover of and from the Defendants the said sum of $100 debt and $17.25 damages together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for all which execution may issue and that this judgment is to bear 10%.

Charles Likins Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil action
Andrew Owens &
Richard W. Owens Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and this action being founded upon a promissory note whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to appear and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and'fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due Plaintiff to be $200 for his debt and $30.55 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendants the said sum of $200 for his debt and $30.55 for his damages, together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest per annum.

p 385/386.
C.H. Likins Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
P.D. Dodds Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to Plaintiff to be $143 debt and $41.10 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $143 debt and $41.10 damages for all which execution may issue together with all costs and that the judgment bear 10% interest.

p 386.
Charles Likins Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
T.R. Majors & Andrew Owens Defendants.
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to be $200 debt and $45 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants the said sum of $200 debt and $45 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 386/387.
C.H. Likins Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Witliam R. Rose Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served
(cont)

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p 386/387 (cont.)
with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to be $110 debt and $17.71 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $110 debt and $17.71 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 387.
Hugh Boyd and Sarah M. Harrington
admin of Enoch Harrington, deceased Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Ripley B. Weaver and
Joseph M. Carthel Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs and it appearing from the return of the Sheriff that the Defendants cannot be summoned in this cause. It is therefore ordered that the Defendants be notified of the commencement of this suit the object of which is to recover a Judgment upon a note given by the Defendants to A.M. Robertson and said Robertson assigned in blank and delivered to Enoch Harrington for eightyfive dollars dated March 5, 1860 due the 25th December, next, thereafter that unless the Defendant appear in this Court at its next term which commences on the 4th Monday of January 1863 at the Court House in the County of Greene and State of Missouri and on or before the 6th day thereof and answer or demur to this petition of the Plaintiff the said will be taken as confessed. It is further ordered that this notice be published in the Springfield Missourian for four weeks successively the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court.

p 388.
Homer F. Fellows Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
A.D. Brown & L.L. Lemay Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to A.D. Brown and it appearing that the Defendant Lemay has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the said is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due Plaintiff to be $100 debt and $15.50 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $100 debt and $15.50 damages together with costs in this behalf laid out and extended for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

Fidellio Jones Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John H. Price Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with Process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $605 debt and also $90.75 damages. It is thereforeconsidered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant
(cont)

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p 388 (cont)
the said sum of $605 debt and $90.75 for all which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% per annum.

p 389.
Isaac N. Wilson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Nimrod Ford Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing, that the Defendant has been served with Process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to Plaintiff to be $509.88 debt and $16.99 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $509.88 debt and $16.99 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

R.A.M. Rose Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas R. Bridges Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to Plaintiff to be $99 debt and $17.07 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $99 debt and $17.07 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 390.
Henry Sheppard & John S. Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Robert H. Edmonson Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to the Plaintiff to be $97 debt and $19.93 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $97 debt and $19.93 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10 % interest.

Hawkins and Abernathy Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
James E. Abernathy Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and, all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the (cont)

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p 390 (cont).
amount due to Plaintiff to be $205.78 debt and $41.04 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $205.78 debt and $41.04 damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 391.
Henry Sheppard & John S. Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Lewis F. Tatum Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to Plaintiff to be $86.76 debt and $14.39 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $86.76 debt and $14.39 damages, together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 392.
Sheppard and Kimbrough, a firm
composed of Henry Sheppard and
John S. Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
H.M. Kelly & C.A. Goodin Defendants
Now at this day comes the parties and announce ready to try the plea in abatement heretofore filed by the Defendants and neither party requiring a Jury and after hearing the evidence the Court finds the issue in favor of the Defendants. It is therefore considered by the Court that this suit be dismissed and that the Defendants have and recover of and from the Plaintiffs all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for which execution may issue and Defendants go hence without day.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Indictment for Murder
A.J. Rice Defendant
Now at this day comes W.H. Lewis, Mary F. Willis and Martha M. Holmes and acknowledge themselves each to one and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 each but to be void upon this condition, that they respectively make their appearance before the Circuit Court of Phelps County in the State of Missouri at a Court to be held in and for said County at the Court House in said County on the fourth Monday of October, next, and on the first day thereof to testify in the above cause on the part of the State and not depart said Court without leave.

p 392/393.
Homer F. Fellows Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas W. Cecil Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant cannot be summoned in this cause. It is ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified of the commencement of this suit (the object of which is to recover a judgment upon a promissory note given by the Defendant to W.M. Shipley dated March 2nd 1861 due one day after date for $3.25 which said note is assigned by said Shipley to Plaintiff and also upon a promissory note given by Defendant to Levi Shipley dated October 20th 1860 due 6 months after date for $55 which note is assigned to the Plaintiff) by publication in the Springfield Journal for four weeks successively, the last insertion to be at
(cont)

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p 392/393 (cont)
least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court that unless the Defendant shall appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and State of Missouri commencing on the 4th Monday of January, next, the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly.

p 393.
Joseph Jones Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Joshua M. Bailey &
T.J. Bailey Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses as to T.J. Bailey and it appearing that the Defendant Joshua M. Bailey has been served with process in this cause and the foundation of this action being a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the Defendant to be indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $250 debt and $58.83 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $250 debt and also the sum of $58.83 damages for all which execution may issue and for costs and that this judgment be ar 10% interest.

p 394. Tuesday 12 August 1862.
Homer F. Fellows Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
C.L. Tutt & William H. Frazier
James J. McQuerter & David Biggs Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses as to C.L. Tutt, James S. McQuerter and David Riggs, and it appearing that the Defendant, William H. Frazier has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money and the Defendant William H. Frazier has failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $75 debt and $9.71 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from said Defendant the said sum of $75 debt and $9.71 damages together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for all which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 395.
Ann E. Young Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas H. Rathborn and
Thomas D. Wooten Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant, Thomas D. Wooten, cannot be summoned in this cause. It is ordered by the Court that the Defendant, Thomas D. Wooten, be notified of the commencement of this suit, the object of which is to recover a judgment by petition filed in this Court upon a promissory note given by the said Defendants to John Young due on or before 25th January, next, after the date thereof for $60 with 10% interest from due and by publication in the Springfield Mirror for four weeks successively and the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court and that unless the said Defendant Thomas D. Wooten shall appear in this court at the next term thereof whicb will commence and be held at the Court House in the county of Greene in the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday in January 1863 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur
(cont)

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p 395 (cont)
to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the same and this cause is continued. (Written in "It is therefore ordered by the Court that affidavit be certified")

Ann E. Young Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James M. Thompson Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and his action being founded upon a promissory note for the payment of money and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by `the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $175.31 deat and $28.63 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendant the said sum of $175.31 debt and $28.63 damages together with costs for all which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest per annum.

p 396.
Ann E. Young Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
B.C. Harden, Charles Hughes,
John T. Harden Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to B.C. Harden and it appearing that the other Defendants have been served with process and that this action is founded on two notes for the direct payment of money and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $1554.61 debt and $230.58 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants Charles Hughes and John T. Harden the said sum of $1554.61 debt and also the sum of $230.58 for her damages together with costs for all which execution may issue and that this judgment bear interest at the rate of 10% per annum.

p 396/397.
Ann E. Young Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Jervis M Barker, Robert W. Crawford,
William H. Hancock & James Eastham Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants Jervis M. Barker, William Hancock, Robert W. Crawford cannot be summoned in this cause. It is therefore ordered by the Court that said Defendants be notified of the commencement of this suit by publication in Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks successively the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court the object of which is to recover a judgment upon a promissory note dated January 29th 1861 due 60 days after date for $300 given to James Eastham and by James Eastham assigned in blank and delivered to John Young. That unless the said Defendants be and appear in this Court at the next term thereof which commences at the Court House in the County of Greene and the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1862 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same Will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and their property sold to pay the same.

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p 398.
Ann E. Young Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John Lair Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant cannot be summoned in this cause. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified of the commencement of this suit by publicati0n in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court the object of which is to recover a judgment upon a promissory note dated April 26, 1860, due on or before 25 December, next, after the date for $225 given by Defendant to John Young and t hat unless the Defendant shall appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1862 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to pay the same.

p 399.
Isaac N. Wilson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
George G. Harden, David G. Harden Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and this action being founded upon a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to the Plaintiff to be $90 debt and $24 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants the sum of $90 for his debt and also $24 damages together with the costs that this judgment bearing 10% interest.

Hannah Hunt Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
W.M. Thompson, James L. Thompson Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to James L. Thompson and it appearing that the Defendant W.M. Thompson has been served with process, and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant W.M. Thompson having failed to appear and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $75 debt and $13.60 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant W.M. Thompson the said sum of $75 debt and $13.60 damages together with costs for all which execution may issue.

p 400.
Samuel S. Vinton Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Peter C. King, R.P. Faulkner Defendants
Now at this day comes on to be heard the demurers filed by the Plaintiff to the plea in abatement filed by the Defendants and all and singular the premises being seen and by the Court understood. It is considered by the Court that the said plea in abatement is insufficient and that the Plaintiff is not bound to answer the same and that said demurer be sustained and leave is given to the Defendant to plead over which the Defendant declines to do.

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p 400.
Richard P. Anderson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John H. Price, William C. Price,
Joseph C. Price Defendants
Now upon this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to William C. Price and it appears that the Defendants John H. Price and Joseph C. Price has been served with process and this action being founded upon a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and that the Defendants have failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff $300 debt and $183.75 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendants John H. Price and Joseph C. Price the said sum of $300 for his debt and also the sum of $183.75 for his damages together with costs for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest per annum.

p 401.
George W. Avery &
Thomas J. Comstock Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Samuel S. Vinton & William C. Hornbeak Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and the Defendants having had leave to file answer and having failed to do so the petition of the Plaintiffs is taken as confessed and this action being an action for damages, it is ordered that an inquiry of the damages be had at the next term of this Court and that unless the Defendants appear in this Court at the next term of this Court and show cause to the contrary and inquiries will be had and judgment rendered for the amount found in favor of the Plaintiffs.

George W. Irvin Plaintiff
vs                                                   Appeal from Justices Court
John G. McQuerter Defendant
Now at this day comes the parties and announce ready for trial and neither party requiring a Jury the same is submitted for trial to the Court sitting as a Jury and after hearing all the evidence and the cause being submitted to the Court sitting as a Jury the Court finds for the Plaintiff and against John G. McQuerter the sum of $36 for his debt and $3.85 for his damages and $3.35 costs in the Justice Court. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendant together with A. Don Brown, his security in the Appeal Bond, the said sum of $36 for his debt and the sum of $3.86 for his damages and the further sum of $3.35 for the costs in the Justices Court together with all costs in this Court for all which execution may issue and the said James S. McQuerter and David S. Riggs recover of and from the Plaintiffs their costs in this behalf laid out and expended in Justice Court and in this Court and that they go hence without day.

p 402.
John L. McCraw Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Josiah Leedy, Harvey H. Neaves,
Thomas G. Neaves, Abel G. Neaves Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant Harvey H. Neaves cannot be summoned in this cause, it is ordered by the Court that the Defendant Harvey H. Neaves be notified of the commencement of this suit the object of which is to recover judgment by petition having been filed wherein he claims ten t housand dollars damages for false imprisonment by Defendants and for Ill Treatment by the
(cont)

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Plaintiff in year A.D. 1861 at the County of Greene in the State of Missouri. It is therefore ordered by the Court that Defendant H.H. Neaves be notified by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four successively weeks the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court. That a petition has been filed and his property attached and that unless the said Defendant Harvey H. Neaves appear in this Court at the next term thereof which commence and be held at the Court House within County of Greene in the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1863 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur to the action of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly by his property sold to satisfy the same.

p 403.
Francis E. Watterson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Josiah Leedy, Harvey H. Neaves,
Thomas G. Neaves & Abel G. Neaves Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant Harvey H. Neaves cannot be summoned in this cause, it is ordered by the Court that the Defendant Harvey H. Neaves be notified of the commencement of this suit the object of which is to recover a judgment against the Defendants for ten thousand dollars damages sustained by Plaintiff for false imprisonment and ill treatment by the Defendants that a petition has been filed and his property has been attached. It is therefore ordered by the Court that Defendant H.H. Neaves be notified of the commencement of this suit by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene in the State of Missouri on the fourth Monday in January 1863 and unless the said Harvey H. Neaves appear and on or before the sixth day of said term to answer or demur the said petition will be taken as confessed and his property sold to satisfy the same.

John Murray Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Alexander A. Lawson Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appears that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendant having failed to answer the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $250 debt and $46.45 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $250 debt and also the sum of $46.45 for his damages together with costs and for all which execution may issue and this judgment is to bear 10% interest.

p 404.
Answers filed on attachment notices
J.K.P. McQuigg vs R.G. Abernathy
R.G. Mcquigg vs R.G. Abernathy

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p 404/405.
John C. Price Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
Thadius Sharpenstien
Jane M. Adams Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appears that the Defendant Jane M. Adams cannot be summoned in this cause. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant Jane M. Adams be notified of the commencement of this suit and that her property has been attached and that this suit is upon an account for professional services as attorney in a cause wherein B. Potter and others were Plaintiff against the Defendants and others were Defendants claiming a balance due of $170 by publication in the Springfield Missourian a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively, the last insertion to be at least four weeks before the next term of this Court. That unless the Defendant Jane M. Adams appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January, next, and on or before the 6th day of the said term thereof and answer or demur to the action of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and her property sold to satisfy the same.

p 405.
John C. Price Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
Jabez Owen Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant cannot be summoned. It is ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified that a suit has been commenced against him by petition founded on a promissory note dated March 11th 1859 due 6 months after the date for $250 and that his property has been attached by publication in the Springfield Missourian a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion to be at least 4 weeks before the next term of this Court that unless the Defendant shall appear in this Court at the next term thereof which,will be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1863 and on or before the 6th day of said term and answer or demur to the petition of Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the same.

p 405/406.
Henty Manay and William McAdams Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
Jabez Owen Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant cannot be served. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified that suit has been commenced against him upon a promissory note dated December 11th 1860 due one day after date for $35.67 and his property has been attached to satisfy the same and that unless the Defendant appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene in the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1863 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the same.

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BOOK E
AUGUST TERM 1862
p 406.
Edwin T. Robertson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
M.N. Carter Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant cannot be summoned. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified that suit has been commenced against him upon two promissory notes dated February 16 1860, due one day after date for $83.50 the second being dated
January 1, 1861, due one day after date for $29.43 that unless the Defendant, Merideth N. Carter, appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene in the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday of January 1863 and on or before the 6th day thereof answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the same.

p 406/407.
Sidney S. Ingram Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
John S. Blackman &
William Wallace Blackman Defendants,
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that Defendants cannot be summon ed. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendants be notified that suit has been commenced against them and property attached upon an account and for damages charging the Defendants with wrongly and feloniously stealing, taking and carrying away, 35 hogs by which Plaintiff says he is damaged $400 that unless the Defendants appear at the next term of this Court and on or before the 6th day thereof which will commence and be held at the Court House in County of Greene and State of Missouri and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and their property sold to satisfy the same.

p 407.
Samuel Caldwell Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
Solomon C. Vaughan & others Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appears that the Defendant Solomon C. Vaughan cannot be served with process in this Court. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four successive weeks the last insertion four weeks before the first day of the term that suit has been commenced by petition and that his property has been attached charging the Defendants with wrongfully stealing taking and carrying away
27 head of cattle by which he claims $510 damages and unless the Defendant Solomon C. Vaughan appear in this Court at the next term thereof which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and State of Missouri on the fourth Monday in January 1863 and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the same.

Warham McElhaney Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action by Attachment
William D. Hendricks Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant William D. Hendrick cannot be summoned in this cause. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the Defendant be notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for 4 weeks successively the last insertion to be
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AUGUST TERM 1862
p 407 (continued)
at least four weeks before the first day of the next term of this Court that suit has been commenced against him the general object and nature of which is to recover a judgment against Defendant for wrongfully taking and carrying away nine hogs of the value of $200 and that unless the Defendant, William D. Hendrick, be and appear at the next term of this Court which will commence and be held at the Court House in Greene County in the State of Missouri on the 4th Monday in January 1863 and on or before the sixth day thereof answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same will be taken as confessed and judgment rendered accordingly and his property sold to satisfy the Same.

p 408. Wednesday August 13, 1862.
Samuel S. Vinton Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Peter C. King & Robert B. Faulkner Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to the Defendant Peter C. King and it appearing that the Defendant, R.P. Faulkner, has appeared in this cause in this Court and filed a plea in abatement on the 2nd day of this term, founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court finds the amount due to be $2021.08 debt and $309.53 damages.It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant Robert P. Faulkner the sum of $2021.08 for his debt and $309.53 for his damages together with costs and that this judgment bear 10% interest per annum for all which execution may issue.

p 409.
Civil Actions
Samuel S. Vinton vs R.P. Faulkner Appeal granted
Bank of State of Missourivs John Price

p 410. Thursday August 14 1862.
Hawkins and Abernathy Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Ansel Lasson Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and that the Defendant has failed to answer or demur to this petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court, the Court find the amount due the Plaintiff to be $117.50 debt and $18.76 damages.It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendant the said sum of $117.50 debt and $18.76 damages together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended for which execution may issue and that this judgment bear 10% interest.

p 410.
John W. Danforth Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action By Attachment
Jabez Owen & William H. Henslee Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to Jabez Owen and it appearing that the Defendant William H. Henslee has been personally served with process and that the following Real Estate was on the 15th of June 1862, attached by virtue of
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Book E.
August Term 1862
p 411 (cont)
the Writ of Attachment issued in the cause, to wit: The undivided 1/2 of the N 1/2 of Lot 23 in Block Nr 5, the undivided 1/2 of 51 ft off the South side of Lot No 18 and 51 feet off the South side and twelve off the West side of Lot No. 17 in the City of Springfield and that the Defendant has failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and all and singular the premises seen and fully understood by the Court. The Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff to be $55.25 debt and $4.14 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant William H. Henslee the said sum of $55.25 for his debt and also $4.14 for his damages together with all costs in this behalf laid out and expended. It is further ordered that the same be levied and made out of the said property attached aforesaid and upon failure to make said Judgment and costs and interest out of the property attached there to buy the same of the goods and chattels and real estate of said Defendant William H. Henslee and that this Judgment bear 10% interest.

p 411/412.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church Coroner and Acting Sheriff of the County of Greene and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed, Robert P. Faulkner, to the following real estate, to wit: Beginning 400 feet more or less from the South corner of Allen Fielden's lot adjunct to the Western boundary of the City of Springfield as appears by the donation of said land made by John P. Campbell to Greene County for site of said City of Springfield also Westerly from said SE corner of said Fielden's tract of land along the N side of College Street when there is a corner Stone now planted then West along said Street
5 poles and 8 links then North with the fence dividing the tract here described from B.G. Andrews lot 17 poles and 7 links more or less to a Street or Alley named by act of City Council Olive Street then East 6 poles and
9 links to an alley more or less than 16 poles and 8 links to beginning lying in Sect 23 TWP 29 sold by virtue of an execution in favor of B.G. Andrews against Jesse Saddler issued by Clerk of the Circuit Court of Greene County in the State of Missouri.

p 412.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church, Coroner and Acting Sheriff of Greene County in the State of Missouri and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed to John Gott to the following Real Estate, to wit: Lot #19 & #20 in Joseph Gott's Addition to the City of Springfield sold by virtue of an execution issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court upon a Judgment in favor of Joseph Gott and against Richard B. Coleman and sold as the property of Richard B. Coleman.

Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church Coroner and Acting Sheriff of Greene County and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed to John McElhannon to the following Real Estate SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Sect 34 TWP 31 Range 24 sold by virtue of an execution issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Greene County upon a Judgment in favor of John McElhannon administrator of the Estate of James T. Reed deceased against James W. McSpadden, George W. Hancock and John Tyler sold as the property of said James W. McSpadden.

p 412/413.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church, Coroner and Acting Sheriff, and acknowledges the execution and delivery of deed to J.B. Winger to the following described Real Estate, to wit: Lots 3 and 4 in Block #2 in the Fair Ground Addition to the City of Springfield sold by virtue of an execution issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court
(cont)

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BOOK E
AUGUST TERM 1862
p 412/413 (cont)
of Greene County upon a Judgment in favor of Robert P Faulkner and against Branham N. Woodson, James Norfleet and Wiley B. Roper sold as the property of the said Branham N. Woodson.

p 413
Ordered by the Court that the time of pleading in all Attachment causes in this Courtreturnable to the term of his Court be extended until the first Monday in December inclusive except where there has been personal service.

p 413/414.
J.M. Redfearn, admin of the estate
of Andrew Leeper Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
F.D. Murry, M. Murry,
J.A. Murry, James A. Murry Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant James A. Murry has been served with process and that the other Defendants have been notified of the commencement of this suit by publication in the Springfield Journal a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion being last four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and that this action is founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money whereby the amount is ascertained and the Defendants having failed to appear and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court. The Court finds the amount due to be $127.50 debt and $29.75 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendants the said sum of $127.50 debt and $29.75 damages together with costs in this behalf laid out and expended for all which execution may issue and that this Judgment bear 10% interest.

p 414.
John Potter Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action By Attachment
Richard M. Jones and George M. Jones Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and that the Defendants have failed to appear and answer or demur to the Petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and this action being a demand for damages. It is considered that an inquiry be ordered in this cause and that unless the Defendants appear in this Court at the next term thereof and show cause to the contrary an inquiry of damages will be had and Judgment rendered for the amount proven to be due.

Thomas Potter Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action By Attachment
Richard M. Jones & George M. Jones Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendants have been served with process and this action being founded on a demand for damages, and the Defendants having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff, the same is taken as confessed. It is therefore considered by the Court that an inquiry be had and unless the Defendants appear in this Court at the next term and show cause to the contrary an inquiry will be had and Judgment rendered against them for the amount proven to be due.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI CIRCUIT COURT CASES

BOOK E
AUGUST TERM 1882
p 415.
Now at this day comes the Grand Jury into Court and through their foreman and in the presence of the Grand Jury presents to the Court the following Bills of Indictment, to wit:

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Indictment for Robbery
Josiah Leedy Defendant

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Indictment for Disturbing the Peace of a Family
Josiah Leedy Defendant

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Grand Larceny
William A. Campbell Defendant
Eight more Indictments without Defendant name or Charges.

p 416.
Eighteen more Indictments without Defendant name or Charges.

p 417. Thursday August 14th 1862
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Indictment for Robbery
Josiah Leedy Defendant
Now at this day comes the Defendant into Court together with James M. Thompson, James Faulkner and Henry Westmoreland and acknowledged themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri each in the sum of $500 to be levied of their respective goods and chattels lands and tenements but to be void upon condition that the said Defendant Josiah Leedy shall well and truly make his personal appearance in this Court on the first day of the next term of this Court which will commence and be held at the Court House in the County of Greene and State of Missouri beginning the fourth Monday of January 1863, to answer to a Bill of Indictment preferred against him by the Grand Jury of said County for Robbery and not depart said Court without leave.

p 418. Friday August 15th 1862
Grayson Likins Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
H.C. McGown & William McDorman Defendants
Now at this day comes the parties in this cause and it appearing that the Defendant in this cause by his answer admits the petition of Plaintiff to be true and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money the same is therefore taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court. The Court finds the Defendant indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $500.59 for his debt and $76.80 for his damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants the said sum of $500.59 for his debt and also the sum of $76.80 for his damages together with costs in this behalf laid out and expended in this cause and execution issue therefore and that this Judgment bear interest at the rate of 10% per annum.

P 418/419.
Peter Hayden and Pollock Wilson Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
George A. Taylor and Charles Carleton Defendants
Now at this day comes the said Plaintiffs by attorney and it appearing that the said
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AUGUST TERM 1862
p 418/419 (continued)
garnishee, Charles Carleton, had been duly summoned as garnishee in this cause, has failed to answer interogations heretofore filed by Plaintiffs. It is therefore considered by the Court that the said Plaintiffs ought to have Judgment against said garnishee but it not appearing to the Court what amount Plaintiff ought to recover. It is therefore ordered by the Court that enquiry be had on or before the 6th day of the next term of this Court to ascertain the amount which Plaintiffs are entitled and final Judgment rendered therefor.

p 419.
Sheppard & Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas Fay & W.A. Peacher,
and Thomas F. Layton Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs by attorney and by leave of Court files their motion to set aside the Judgment heretofore rendered in this cause and the Court being fully advised concerning the premises said motion is by the Court sustained and said Judgment set aside.

Henry Sheppard & John S. Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas Fay, William A. Peacher,
Thomas F. Layton Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses as to William A. Peacher and Thomas F. Layton and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that said Thomas Fay had been personally served with process and having failed to answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendant and the amount is ascertained to be $450 for his debt and $128.43 as his damages. The Court finds that the Defendant is indebted to the Plaintiffs in the sum of $450 for his debt and $128.43 for their damage together with their costs laid out and expended in this behalf for all which execution may issue and that this execution bear interest at the rate of 10% per annum.

p 420.
T.J.M. Hawkins, M.L. Abernathy Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
John F. Norton & N.R. Roberts Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs by their attorney and dismisses this suit as to John F. Norton and it appearing to the Court that the Defendant N.R. Roberts has been served with personal process and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiffs the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court the Court finds the amount due the Plaintiff by Defendant to be $204.50 debt and $44 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said N.R. Roberts the said sum of $204.50 for their debt and also $44 for his damage together with costs and the execution issue therefore and that this Judgment bear 10% interest.

p 421.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church into Court and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed to Thomas J.M. Hawkins to the following described real estate, to wit: the NE 1/2 and S 1/2 of SE fractional 1/4 of Sect 1 TWP 30 Range 22 W. Situate in Greene County, State of Missouri, sold by virtue of an execution issued upon a Judgment in favor of Thomas J.M. Hawkins and against Robert W. Sims from the Clerk's office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Greene County.

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AUGUST TERM 1862
p 421.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church into Court and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed to Colly B. Holland to the following described real estate, to wit: SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 Sect 34 TWP 31 Range 24 containing 80 acres and NE of SW of SE and NW of the SE Sect 31 TWP 30 Range 24 and S 1/2 of SE SE of SW Sect 29 TWP 30 Range 24 and NW of SW of Sect 22 TWP 30 Range 24 containing 280 acres sold by the virtue of an execution issued from the Circuit Clerks Office of the Circuit Court of Greene County of State of Missouri upon a Judgment in favor of John McElhanon against James W. McSpadden, George W. Hancock and John Tyler the first mention 80 acres being sold as the land of James W. McSpadden and the other as the land of John Tyler.

P 421/422.
Now at this day comes Anthony F. Church into Court and acknowledges the execution and delivery of a deed to J.B. Biderlinden to the following described real estate, to wit: Beginning at the SW corner of a certain Lot fronting on South Street in Springfield, Missouri, owned by J.B. Biderlinden due South 96 1/2 feet thence East to the West edge of Peach Alley thence North along said alley to the said Lot of the said J.B. Biderlinden thence West to the place of beginning sold by virtue of an execution issued from the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Greene County in the State of Missouri upon a Judgment in favor of Robert P. Faulkner and against Branham H. Woodson, James Norfleet and Wiley B. Roper also by virtue of another execution issued by the Clerk of the Court aforesaid upon another Judgment in favor of John T. Hooker against Andrew W. Burden and Branham H. Woodson and also another execution issued by the Clerk aforesaid of the Court aforesaid upon another Judgment in favor of Presley Farris against Andrew J. Burden and Branham H. Woodson, sold as the land of the said Branham H. Woodson.

p 422/423.
John Robertson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
George Thomas Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and it appearing that the Defendant has been personally served with process and this action being founded on a promissory note for direct payment of money and the Defendant having failed to answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and all and singular the premises being seen and fully understood by the Court. The Court finds the Defendant to be indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $136.85 for his debt and $17.10 for his damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $136.85 for his debt and also the sum of $17.10 for his damage together with cost laid 0ut and expended in this cause for which execution may issue and that this Judgment bear 10% interest per annum.

p 423.
H. Sheppard & John Kimbrough Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
James S. McQuerter Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiffs by attorney and it appearing that the Defendant has been served with process and that the Defendant has fai1ed to appear and answer or demur to the petition of the Plaintiff the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note for the direct payment of money and the amount thereby ascertained (nothing more).

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AUGUST TERM 1862
p 424 Saturday August 16th 1862
Now at this day comes the Grand Jury into Court and through their foreman in the presence of the Grand Jury returned into Court the following bills of Indictment:

3 cases of
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Grand Larceny #1, #2, #3.
Peter Goff Defendant

p 425.
Ten cases of Indictments by State of Missouri No Defendant named or Charge listed.

p 426.
Eleven cases of Indictments by State of Missouri. No Defendant named or Charge listed.

p 427.
Eleven cases of Indictments by State of MissouriNo Defendant named or Charge listed.

p 428.
Two cases of Indictments by State of Missouri No Defendant named or Charge listed.

Which said Indictments were by order of the Court filed and capiases ordered to issue. It is ordered by the Court that a special adjourned session of this Court be held in continuation of this term of this Court commencing on the first Monday in December, next, to which time this Court is adjourned.

p 429.Blank.

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