Abstract of Circuit Court Record Books August 1863 - June 1864

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

August Term 1863
Book F

p155
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William L. Murray, James K. Murray,
JameS Murray, T.D. Murray Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by Attorney and dismisses this cause as to William L. Murray, James K. Murray and T.D. Murray and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant James Murray had been duly notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed. And this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendant the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $225 debt and $37.76 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendant her debt and damage as well as cost in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz: W 1/2 SE & NE SW & SE NW & NW NW & SE Sect 29 & NW NE 1/4 Sect 32 TWP 30 Range 23 and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p 156.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Nimrod Ford, Steven H. Julian,
Joseph Renshaw, John R. Earnest &
Benjamin C. Hardin Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Benjamin C. Hardin, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been duly served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the sanie that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $2900 and also $516 damage.It is therefore considered by t he Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
M.H. Coker, Samuel Fulbright,
Ephraim R. Fulbright and
Benjamin W. Cannefax Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and by leave of Court dismisses this suit as to M.H. Coker and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the other Defendants had been notified by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $6000 debt and also $993 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate viz E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sect 6 and NE NW Sect 5 & E 1/2 of NW Sect 3 TWP 28 Range 22 and E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sect 31 & NW 1/4 & E 1/2 SE 1/4 Sect 33 W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sect 34
(continued)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 156.(cont)
& N 1/2 SE Sect 32 & SE of SE Sect 30 & SW SW Sect 30 & SE SW Sect 28 & W 1/2 SE Sect 34 & & NE 1/4 Sect 33 all in TWP 29 Range 22 levied on as the property of E.W. Cannefax also 10 shares in the Bank of the State of Missouri as Ephraim R. Fulbrights and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p 157.
Bank of State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William L. Carter, Meredith N.
Carter & John Dixon Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been notified of the commencement of this suit by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four succesive weeks, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $550 debt and also $64.89 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz SE Sect 11 SE SW Sect 12 & S 1/2 SW Sect 13 all in TWF 28 Range 23 also NW SW Sect 1 and W 1/2 Lots 1 and 2 NW Sect 1 & E 1/2 NE Sect 1 and NW NW Sect 35 all in TWP 27 Range 23 also SW SW Sect 36 pt SE and NW SE Sect 35 TWP 28 Range 23 & all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

Bank of State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Patrick R. Smith, DeWit C. Smith
and Harriet Smith Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and dismisses this suit as to P.R. Smith and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant D. Smith has been duly notified of the commencement of this Suit by publication in the Springfield Missourian a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four successive weeks, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and the Defendant Harriet Smith had been served with Process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an exami ation of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1700 debt and also $263.78 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that she have a General Judgment and execution against Defendant Harriet Smith and a special fi fa issue against the following de cribed real estate attached in this cause as the property of D.C. Smith, viz: S 1/2 N 1/2 Lot 11 Block 1 City of Springfield, Missouri, and E 1/2 W 1/2 Lot 4 NE fcl 1/4 & W 1/2 Lot 2 NE fcl & Lot 3 NE fcl & E 1/2 Lot 4 NE fcl & W 1/2 Lot 3 NW fcl & Lot 4 NW fcl & E 1/2 Lot 3 NW fcl all in Sect 1 & E 1/2 Lot 3 NE fcl & W 1/2 Lot 5 NE fcl & E 1/2 Lot 4 NE fcl Sect 2 & NW & W 1/2 SE & E1/2 SW Sect 12 all in TWP 29 Range 22 also 1 share in the Bank of the State of Missouri levied on as the property of Defendant DeWit C. Smith and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

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Book F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 158.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Orson M. Tillman, Samuel A.
Tillman, Samuel T. Tillman,
Abraham Woody Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Samuel T. Tillman and Samuel A. Tillman and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange the Court doth find from an examination of same that Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $170 debt and $28.48 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and execution issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
G.A. Taylor, Charles Carleton,
William L. Hancock Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendants Taylor and Hancock and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Charles Carleton had been duly notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks succesively, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by the Defendantthe Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1000 debt and $157 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following real estate, viz: E 1/2 SW 1/4 and W 1/2 SE 1/4 E 1/2 Lots 1 & 2 NW fcl 1/4 W 1/2 Lot 2 NW fcl all in Section 5 Township 29 Range 22 Lot No 83 Springfield Mo., also beginning at the SE corner of the W 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 23 Township 29 Range 22 Lot No 83 Springfield, Mo.Also, beginning at the SE corner of the W 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 23 Township 29 Range 22 thence West 58 poles thence North 411/2 degrees East 88 poles thence Sourh 66 poles and 8 links to beginning.

p 159.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
J.B. White, Ishmael Lee Elisha Headlee Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant White and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiffs petition, the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from and examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of S500 debt and also $68.75 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended.

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
August 15, 1863.
p 159.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William L. Thompson, Abner Hamblin,
Andrew J. Thompson Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that Defendant Abner Hamblin had been served with process as the Law directs at least 15 days before the first day of this term of this Court and the other Defendants by publication in the Springfield Missourian for four weeks successively, the last insertion four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find on an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $270 debt and also $48.37 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution against Defendant Hamblin and special fi fa against the following described real estate, viz: W 1/2 NE 1/4 & E 1/2 NE 1/4 E 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 19 Township 28 Range 21 and SE NE & W 1/2 NE Section 24 Township 28 Range 22 levied on the property of the said Thompsons and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p 160.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas D. Wooten, John Hursh,
Thomas W. Cecil Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Thomas W. Cecil, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Wooten had been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks succesively, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court. The Defendant John Hursh had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day thereof, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants the Court doth find rom an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of S500 debt and also $78.33 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damages as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution as to Defendant Hursh and a special fi fa issue against the following real estate, vis: S 1/2 of SW 1/4 Section 25 Township 31 Range 22 and NE Sect 36 Township 29 Range 21 and S 1/2 SE 1/4 Section 36 Township 29 Range 22 levied on as the property of Defendant Wooten and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Samuel J. Whitlock, N.S. Richmond,
Higdon R. Jarratt Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been duly served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this
(continued)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 160 (cont.)
action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $120 debt and also $39.48 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 161.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William L. Hancock, William H. Henslee
as administration of the estate of
Jabez Owen, dec'd., Abner Hamblin Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Hancock and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants Henslee as administration aforesaid and Hamblin had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a bill of exchange the Court doth find on examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $450 debt and also $67 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James S. Jones, George C. See as
administration of the estate of
Alvin C. Graves & John A. Miller Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to James S. Jones and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been duly served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $400 debt and also $65.13 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 162.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John H. Miller, William H. Blakey,
& Elisha Headlee as administration of
estate of John A. Stephenson, dec'd Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1085.65 debt and also $149.73 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
August 15, 1863
p 162.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Ishmael Lee, Joseph B. White,
R.W. Robinson Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this cause as to Defendants White and Robinson and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Lee had been served with process fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendant the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $300 debt and also $42 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 163.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Alfred M. Julian, Lucias A.
Rountree & John Lair Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to John Lair, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendant the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebtedto Plaintiff in the sum of $500 debt and also $77.50 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
George L. Mitchell, William H. Frazier
& John S. McCraw Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Mitchell and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to Plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $600 debt and also $97.20 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 164.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Zachariah Sims, Theophious Sowers,
John K. Murray, William L. Murray,
& J.A. Murray Defendants
(continued)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 164 (cont)
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant William L. Murray.And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $300 debt and also $47.80 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William C. Price, Warren H. Graves
and Benjamin W. Cannefax Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendants Price and Cannefax.And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Graves had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendant the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendant is indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $200 debt and also $30.17 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 164/165.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Henry E. Parberry, A.V. Small,
Susan Parberry, James Norfleet Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this Suit as to Defendants Henry E. Parberry, Small and Norfleet, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Susan Parberry had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed.And this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendant , the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $400 debt and also $73.80 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 165.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James Folden, John 0. Sheppard
and Willis Perryman Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Sheppard and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed.And this action being founded on a promissory note
(continued)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 165 (cont)
signed by Defendants.The Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $150 debt and also $19.33 damage. It is therefore considered bv the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William B. Edwards, John M.
Gibson & William G. Perkins Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed.And this action being founded on a promissory signed by Defendants.The Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $280 debt and also $42.36 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 166.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John Dixon, William Stewart
and Peyton Nowlin Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defen ants Dixon and Stewart and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Nowlin had been duly notified by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four successive weeks, the last insertion at least 4 weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaitiff's petition the same is taken as confessed. And this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $450 debt and also $64.13 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz.NE 1/4 SE 1/4 of Sect 15 and NW NW and SE NW and SW NE and NW NE NW Sect 23 and SE SW SW Sect 14 and NE of NE Sect 22 all in Township 57 Range 26 in Caldwell County, Missouri, levied on as the property of Peyton Nowlin and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p l66.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Lemuel H. Freeman, William H. Henslee
as admin of estate of Jabez Owen, dec'd
and James Norfleet Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defend ant Norfleet. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Freeman had been duly 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 at least four weeks before the first day of the present
(cont)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 166 (cont).
term of this Court and Defendant Henslee had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $600 debt and also $100.60 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz: SE 1/4 E 1/2 SW Section 5 and E 1/2 Lots 1,2 and 6 NE fcl 1/4 Section 4 Township 29 Range 21 and SW SW Section 16 Township 30 Range 22 levied on as the property of Defendant Freeman and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p 167.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Benjamin C. Hardin, John L.
Hardin & D.G. Hardin Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to John L. Hardin and D.G. Hard in.And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Benjamin C. Hardin had been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks successively, the last insertion being four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition, the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendant, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $363.50 debt and also $47.19 damage.It is there fore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant his said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real extate, levied on as property of Defendant Benjamin C. Hardin, viz: W 1/2 SW Section 23 and E 1/2 SE and NW SE Section 22 and W 1/2 SE Section 20 all in Township 30 Range 23 and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Nicholas F. Jones, George M.
Jones & John A. Miller Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Miller had been duly served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and the other Defendants having been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian for four weeks successively, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or dumur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $469 debt and also $61.18 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf and that she have a general judgment and execution against John A. Miller and a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz: Lots 35,36,37 & 38 Hendricks and Jones addition to Springfield, Missouri, and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 168.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Joseph D. Haden, Reason P.
Haden & William H. Blakey Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Joseph D. Haden and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants were duly served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defen ants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1400 debt and also $217.17 damage. It is therefore considered bv the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Joseph D. Haden, William H.
Frazier & Reason P. Haden Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Joseph D. Haden and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants were duly served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants and the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $300 Debt and also $54 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Alfred Horseman, Augustus
Simmons & William Hendricks Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants and the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $300 debt and also $30.27 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue ther for.

p 169.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William A. Campbell, James
Vaughan & John A. Miller Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants James Vaughan and John A. Miller had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court
(continued)

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 169 (continued)
and the Defendant Campbell had been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four successive weeks, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $250 debt and also $34.42 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution against Defendants Vaughan and Miller and a special judgment and execution against Defendant Campbell for her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz: SE SE & SW SE Township 29 Range 22, also Lots 1,2,7 & 8 Block 1 and Lots 9, 10, 15 and 16 Block 4 in Fair Ground addition to the City of Springfield, Missouri, levied on as the property of Defendant Campbell and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy the same.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William H. Blakey, S.R. Larason,
Eli J. Armstrong & John M. Richardson Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this Suit as to Defendants S.R. Larason and J.M. Richardson, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange.The Courtdoth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $400 debt and also $80.53 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 170.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James S. Jones, Richard M.
Jones & Solomon C. Nevell Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Jones and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Nevell had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendant.The Defendant is indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $2067.85 debt and also $395.11 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Rufus Shipp, Lemuel H.
Freeman & Jack Painter Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Shipp, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Painter had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present
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AUGUST TERM 1863
p. 170 (continued)
term of this Court and the Defendant Freeman had been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks successively, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendant. The Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $972 debt and also $126.04 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution as to Defendant Painter and a special fi fa issure agianst the following described real estate, viz; SE 1/4 and E 1/2 SW Section 5 and E 1/2 Lots 1 & 2 & NE fcl 1/4 Section 4 Township 29 Range 21 and SW SW Section 16 Township 30 Range 20 attached at the commencement of the suit as the property of Defendant Freeman, and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p. 171.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Samuel J. Whitlock, Higdon B.
Jarratt & William H. Whitlock Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $130 debt and also $20.60 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issure therefor.

Bank of State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas D. Wooten, Turner
Goodall & Joshua M. Bailey Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Bailey had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and the Defendants Wooten and Goodall had been notified by publication in the Springfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks successively, the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court, and having failed to Plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $120 debt and also $17.20 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plainfiff have and recover of and from Defendants their said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution as to Defendant Bailey and special fi fa issure against the following real estate, viz: E 1/2 SW 1/4 Section 36 Township 29 Range 22 NW Section 28 Township 29 Range 21 & SW SW Section 36 Township 28 Range 21 also Thoimas D. Wooten's undivided 1/2 of W 1/2 NW and E 1/2 NW and NE 1/4 Section 33 Township 29 Range 21 attached at the commencement of this suit as the property of Defendants Wooten and Goodall and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p. 172.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Thomas D. Wooten, Turner
Goodall, Joshua M. Bailey Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Bailey had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and the other Defendants had been notified by publication in the Springfield Jornal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks successively, the last inswertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $350 debt and also $48.59 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants their said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that she have a general judgment execution against Defendant Bailey and a special executon against the following described real estate, viz: E 1/2 SW 1/4 Sect 36 NW 1/4 Sect 28 & SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sect 36 TWP 29 Range 22 & W 1/2 NW Sect 33 & E 1/2 NW Sect 33 & NE 1/4 Sect 33 TWP 29 Range 21 attached at the commencement of this suit as the property of Defendants Goodall and Wooten and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said executon.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Newton J. Tillman, David Mooney,
Robert W. Tillman, Samuel T. Tillman Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Newtion J. Tillman, Robert W. Tillman and David Mooney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Samuel J. Tillman had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court, and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendant, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $75 debt and also $11.54 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf lad out and expended and that execution may issure therefor.

p. 173.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Patrick R. Smith, DeWit C.
Smith & H. Jennings Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Jennings and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been notified by publication in the Spiringfield Journal, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri for four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a Bill of Exchange signed by Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the usm of $1000 debt and also $163 damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from her siad Defendant debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a
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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 173 (continued)
special execution against the property attached at the commencement of this uit belonging to Defendants, viz S 1/2 N 1/2 Lot 11 Block 1 City of Springfield and undivided interest of_____ & too E 1/2 Lot 4 NW fle 1/4 of Lot 4 NW fle & E 1/2 Lot 3 NW fle 1/4 in Sect 1 & E 1/2 Lot 3 NE & W 1/2 Lot 5 NE & E 1/2 Lot NE fl Sect 2 & E 1/2 NW & W1/2 SW & E 1/2 SW 1/4 Sect 12 all in TWP 29 Range 22 and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy the said execution.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Elisha Headlee as admin of estate
of M.V. McQuigg, Robert Abernathy
and A.V. Small Defendants
Now at this day comes the Defendant Headlee by attorney and withdraws his answer in this cause and the Plaintiff also appearing by attorney dismisses this suit as to Defendant Abernathy and Headlee as admin aforesaid, and it appears to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $800 debt and also $130 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

p 174.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
William G. Evans, John A. Miller
& Redford W. Henslee Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Evans and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other Defendants had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note by Defendants the Court doth find froin an examination of the same that Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $180 debt and also $26.40 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that execution may issue therefor.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Benjamin C. Cannefax, Samuel
Fulbright & James Vaughan Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appears to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant Vaughan had been served with process at least fifteen days before the first day of the present term of this Court and the other Defendants had been notified by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four weeks successively,the last insertion four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by Defendants the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum
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BOOK F
AUGUST TERM 1863
p 174 (continued)
of $1500 debt and also $210 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that Plaintiff have a general execution against Defendant Vaughan and a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz E 1/2 NE Sect 6 and NE NW Sect 5 & E 1/2 NW Sect 3 TWP 28 Range 22 and E 1/2 NE Sect 31 & NW 1/4 & E 1/2 SE 1/4 Sect 33 & W 1/2 SW Sect 34 & W 1/2 SE Sect 32 & SE SE Sect 30 & SW SW Sect 30 & SE SW Sect 28 & W 1/2 SE Sect 34 & NE 1/4 Sect 33 all in TWP 29 Range 22. Also E 1/2 NW 1/4 & W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sect 34 TWP 29 Range 22 also 5 shares in the Bank of the State of Missouri attached at the commencement of this suit and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

p 175.
Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Ephraim R. Fulbright, John
Y. Fulbright & David L. Fulbright Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant, Ephraim R. Fulbright, had been notified of the commencement of this action by publication in the Springfield Missourian, a newspaper published in the State of Missouri, for four succesive weeks the last insertion at least four weeks before the first day of the present term of this Court and the other Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $1749 debt and also $226.89 damage.It is therefore considered by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that Plaintiff have a general judgment and execution against the Defendants, John Y. Fulbright and David L. Fulbright, and a special fi fa issue against the following described real estate, viz: SE NW and SW NW Sect 15 and SE Sect 9 and SE SW and W 1/2 NW and SE SW and pt E 1/2 NW all in Sect 23 and NW SE and NW SE and NE SE and SW SE and SE SE Sect 17 all TWP 29 Range 22, also 10 shares in the Bank of the State of Missouri attached at the commencement of this suit as the property of Ephraim R. Fulbright and all or so much thereof as is necessary be sold to satisfy said execution.

Bank of the State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Abner Hamblin, William L.
Thompson and William H.
Henslee as admin estate of
Jabez Owen, dec'd. Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and dismisses this suit as to Defendant Thompson, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the other two Defendants had been served with process at least 15 days before the first day of the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as confessed, and this action being founded on a promissory note signed by the Defendants, the Court doth find from an examination of the same that the Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $225 debt and also $36 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt and damage as well as costs in this behalf laid out and expended for which execution may issue against Defendant Hamblin.

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