Abstract of Circuit Circuit Court Record Books 1833 - 1839

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

December Term 1833
Book A.

Page 12B.
Thomas Cawlfield Appellant
vs                                                             Appeal
James Draper Appeller
(Court considered case and dismissed appeal. Appealer recover his costs against Appellant).

Page 13.
Lester T. Gillett Appealee
vs                                                             Appeal
A.J. Burnett Appealant
This day came the parties by their attornies and the Appellant by leave of the Court filed herein his motion to dismiss the Appeal which motion being argued and fully understood by the Court was overruled.

Page 14.
Thomas Horn and the Grand Jury for the body of Greene County at the present term of our said Court and upon motion of said Thomas Horn and by Concent of the Circuit Attorney it is ordered that Thomas Horn be discharged.

James Winton Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
John West Defendant
This day came the Defendant by his attorney and the Plaintiff, tho solemnly called came not and the Defendant by his attorney filed here in Court his motion for a non-suit in this cause - whereupon it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff take nothing for his suit and that the Defendant recover against the said Plaintiff his costs about this defence in this behalf laid out and expended and that the Defendant have execution thereforee be.

Page 14.
John Sandlin Plaintiff
vs                                                             In trespass
John P. Campbell
Joseph H. Miller
John Miller
Thomas Horn
Henry Fulbright
Travileon E. Lewis
Barton Warren Defendants
(The Court doth order that said Plaintiff, Barton Warren, enter into bond of $250 with two securities the said securities to enter into bond of $125 each conditioned according to law to secure the costs in this cause on or before fifth day of March, next. This cause ordered to be continued until tomorrow. )

Page 15.
Upon motion of Thomas J. Gurin (or Guinn), Circuit Attorney, John Jameson and John Witson are admitted to the practice of the Law in the Greene Circuit Court. Reuben Harper on the Grand Jury for the body of Greene County at the August term of the Court came in obedience to the summons awarded against him at the last term who was examined by the Court as to his default and upon good cause shown the said Reuben Harper is discharged.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. December term

Page 15.
The Grand Jury for the body of Greene County returned into Court a true bill against Archilles J. Burnett for selling liquors without a license, a true bill against John Roberts for assault with intent to kill, a true bill against Samuel Teas and William Price for gaming, a true bill against John Sandlin and Sarah Sandlin for Adultory and Fornication, a true bill against Asa Brown otherwise called Asa Brant for murder, a true bill against Samuel Teas and E.W. Wallace for gaming and a true bill against Samuel Teas and Ephraim Fulbright for gaming and having no other business before them were by the Court discharged.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas & William Price Defendants
Owen Cawfield, Reubin Miller, Dreury Merit and Edward Tompson came into Court and Acknowledged themselves to be indebted to the State of Missouri in the just and full sum of fifty dollars each to be levied of their respective goods and chattles lands and tenements, to be void however if the said Owen Cawfield, Reubin Miller, Dreury Merit and Edward Tompson shall personally appear here on the first day of our next Circuit Court and then and there give evidence on behalf of the State of Missouri in a certain matter of controversey pending wherein our State is Plaintiff and Samuel Teas and William Price are Defendants and not depart therefrom without leave of the said Court.

Page 16.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas & Elias W. Wallace Defendants
Owen Cawfield, Reubin Miller, Dreury Merit and Edward Tompson came into court and acknowledged themselves to be indebted to the State of Missouri in the just and full sum of fifty dollars each to be levied of their respective goods and chattles, lands and tenements to be void, however, if the said Owen Cawfield, Reubin Miller, Dreury Merit and Edmund Tompson shall personally appear here on the first day of our next Circuit Court and then and there give evidence on behalf of the State of Missouri in a certain matter of controversey in our said Court pending wherein our said State is Plaintiff and Samuel Leas and Elias W. Wallace are defendants and not depart therefrom without leave of said court.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas and Ephram Fulbright Defendants
(For indebtedness to State for fifty dollars each)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas and Charles Teas Defendants
(For indebtedness to the State for fifty dollars each)

Page 17.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Archilles Burnett Defendant
(Indebtedness to State for fifty dollars).

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A December Term

Page 17.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Roberts Defendant
(indebtedness to State for $50)

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
John Sandlin & Sarah Sandlin Defendants
Joseph Miller, Daniel B. Miller, Benjamin Miller and Peter Rule came into Court and acknowledged themselves to owe and be indebted to the State of Missouri in just and full sum of $50. Also, John and Sarah Sandlin are defendants and not depart therefrom without leave of said Clerk.

Page 18. Wednesday 9 a.m. December 11, 1833.

Present: Charles Allen Court Judge, Charles P. Bullock Clerk, John D. Shannon Sheriff.

John L. Davis Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John D. Shannon & Achilles J. Burnett Defendants
Following motion, to wit, the said Defendants by their Attorney move the Court now hear to rule the said Plaintiff to give security for costs in the above cause for following reasons: 1. The said Plaintiff is unable to pay the costs in the above cause 2. the said Plaintiff is so unsettled as to endanger officers of the Court with respect
to their legal deaands Court ruled said Plaintiff give security in sum of one hundred dollars for all costs and charges. Cause continued until next term.

Page 19.
Gillett, Lester T. Plaintiff
vs                                                             Appeal
Archilles J. Burnete Defendant
Court - Judgment of the Justice to be reversed and that Plaintiff take nothing by this Writ. Defendant recover against said Plaintiff all costs and charges.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
_______Matthus & Jane Murray Defendants
This day came the Circuit Attorney and it appearing from the return of the Sheriff upon the Capias in this cause issued that the Defendants could not be found in this county and upon motion of said Circuit Attorney it is ordered by the Court here that an alias capias issue directed to the Sheriff of Greene County and that this cause be continued until next term of this court.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Manual Carter & Miss Raimey Defendants
Called Rainey
(Cause continued to next term as Defendants unable to locate)

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

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book A. December Term

Page 20.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                             Indictment
Samuel Teas & Ephraim Fulbright Defendants
(Ephraim Fulbrigbt says he is guilty, puts himself at mercy of the Court. Fine of two dollars and fifty cents assessed. Committed to the Sheriff until paid)

Page 21.
John Roberts Plaintiff
vs                                                             Delivered
John Graham Defendant
Cause ordered dismissed at Plaintiff's cost)

21 & 22.
John Sandlin Plaintiff
vs                                                             Trespass
John P. Campbell
Joseph H. Miller
John Miller
Thomas Horn
Henry Fuibright
Travileon E. Lewis
Barten Warren Defendants
(Gist of problem - Defendants claim Plaintiff was harboring Joseph Furgerson who was then and there guilty of murder, that fresh pursuit was then made by the sheriff. Defendants were summoned by said Sheriff to his aid. Defendants did pursue Plaintiff and did then apprehend him and detained him. Plaintiff said he was assaulted, battered and imprisoned. Change of venue to Pulaski County)

Charles P. Bullock, Clerk of Circuit Court for the County of Greene produced an account against said County for books, furniture and office rent amounting to forty eight dollars and fifty cents which was audited, adjusted and allowed.

P. 23.
Stephen Fisher Appellant
vs                                                             Appeal
Thomas F. Wright Appellee
This day came the Defendant by his attorney and upon motion of said Defendant by his attorney it is thereforee considered by the Court that the said Plaintiff recover against the said Defendant all costs and charges by him sustained about this suit in his behalf expedited and that the said Defendant take nothing by his writ aforesaid but be in mercy. Court adjourned.

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