Abstract of Circuit Court Record Books January 1865 - End of 1865

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

July Term 1865
Book G

p 360.
John J. Campbell Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
George W. Campbell, Jesse
Manley & Isaac Inmon Defendants
Now at this day comes on this cause for a final hearing and the Plaintiff waives a Jury and the inquiry heretofore awarded him is had before the Court sitting as a Jury and thereupon the Plaintiff introduces testimony from which the Court doth find that the Plaintiff has been damaged by the acts of said Defendants in the sum of $330.00 and the Court doth further find that on the 24th day of May 1864 a Writ of Attachment issued out of the Clerk's Office of this Court directed to the Sheriff of Christian County and on the 4th day of June 1864 was by him levied on the following real estate of Jesse Manley viz NE1/4 SE1/4 & SW1/4 NE1/4 ,
SE1/4 NE1/4 & SW1/4 NE1/4 Section 12 and N1/2 NW1/4 Section 13 Township 26 Range 21. Also, on the following real estate of Defendant Isaac Inmon viz W1/2 SE1/4 and SE1/4 NE1/4 and NE1/4 SE1/4 Section 23 Township 27 Range 22. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendants his said damage of $330 and also his costs therein laid out and expended and that a special execution issue against the property attached of Jesse Manley and Isaac Inmon and a general execution issue against George W. Campbell.

p 381.
Washington Wallace Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
George W. Campbell, Jesse
Manley & Isaac Inman Defendants
Now at this day comes on this cause for a final hearing and the Plaintiff waives a Jury and the inquiry heretofore awarded him is had before the Court sitting as a Jury and thereupon the Plaintiff introduces testimony from which the Court doth find that the Plaintiff has been damaged by the acts of said Defendants in the sum of $640. And the Court doth further find on the 24th day of May 1864 a Writ of Attachment was issued from the office of the Clerk of this Court directed to the Sheriff of Polk County and was by him on the 5th day of May 1865 levied upon the following real estate of Defendant G.W. Campbell viz E1/2 NW1/4 and W1/2 SW1/4 Section 17 Township 34 Range 23 and SW1/4 SE1/4 Section 17 Township 34 Range 23 and S 1/2 NW1/4 and SE1/4 NE1/4 and NW1/4 SE1/4 Section 20 Township 34 Range 23 and E1/2 NE1/4 and N1/2 SE1/4 Section 17 Township 34 Range 23. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendants his said damage of $640 and also his costs in this behalf laid out and expended and that a special execution issue against the property attached and a general execution as to Defendants Jesse Manley and Isaac Inman.

Merchants Bank of St. Louis Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Bennett Wilman, Robert W.
Crawford and Richard Haymes Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and by leave of Court dismisses this cause as to Robert W. Crawford and Richard Haymes.

p 381/382.
Merchants Bank of St. Louis Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Bennett Wilman Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant had been duly notified of the commencement of this suit by service of copy of Writ of Summons and petition more than 15 days before the first
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p 381/382 (cont)
day of this term of Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's Petition, the same is taken as true and the same being founded on an instrument of writing signed by Defendantand the amount ascertained thereby the Court doth find from an examination of the same that Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1000 debt and also $237.50 damage by way of interest and the further sum of $40 for nonpayment thereof.It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant his said debt, damage and interest and also her costs in this behalf and that she have an execution therefor.

Ordered by the Court adjourn until tomorrow morning.

p 383. August 4th 1865.
Court met pursuant to adjournment.Present as on yesterday.
James W. Boren Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
L.H. Ritchy Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and this cause coming on for a final hearing and the Plaintiff not demanding a Jury the cause is submitted to the Court sitting as a Jury and the Plaintiff having introduced testimony the Court having heard the same doth find that the Plaintiff has sustained damage from the acts of Defendant in the sum of $150.It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $150 and also costs of suit.And it is also ordered by the Court that Thomas A. Reed, former Sheriff of Greene County, pay to Plaintiff the proceeds of the sale of property sold by him under an order of this Court in this cause.

Lewis S. Lemay
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to James Baker
B.H. Woodson and J.S. Norfleet
Now at this day comes J.A. Patterson, Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to James Baker for the following real estateviz commencing at the NW corner of the Lot belonging to the Bank of Missouri and running along Olive Street to an Alley West , thence along said Alley South to W.H. Henslee's line, thence East along said line to Bank Lot, thence along said Lot North to the beginning sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said Patterson acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes herein contained.

M.M. McCluer
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to M.M. McCluer
J.H. Caynor et al
Now at this day comes J.A. Patterson, Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to M.M. McCluer for the following real estateviz beginning at a point 35 poles and 6 feet West of NE corner of N1/2 NE1/4 of SE1/4 Section 23 Township 28 Range 22 running thence West 180 feet, thence South 230 feet, thence East 160 feet, thence North 230 feet to the beginning sold under an execution in the above entitled cause and the said Patterson acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained .

p 384.
T.J. Bailey & Baldwin & Dodd
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to Samuel Dodd
John A. Miller
(continued)

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p 384 (cont)
Now at this day comes J.A. Patterson, Sheriff of Greene County, and presents a Deed made by him to Samuel W. Dodd for the following real estate viz the E1/2 of all that tract of land beginning at the NE corner of a tract of land purchased by John Lair of John Campbell in the E1/2 of NE1/4 of Section 24 Township 29 Range 22 South 26 poles and 6 links to the extension of a 60 feet street running on the side of the former residence of R.A. Phineb, decd, thence Westward along the North side of said street North 67 feet West 20 poles 19 links, thence North 24 poles 9 links, thence East 20 poles to the beginning, sold under an execution in the above entitled cause and the said Patterson acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Felonious Assault
S.A. Harshbarger Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney and the Grand Jury having in this case returned "not a true bill" and reported that the Prosecutor, Nathan Batson, pay the costs. It is therefore considered by the Court that the State take nothing by her suit, that the Defendant and his recognizances be discharged and go hence without day and that the State have and recover of the Prosecutor, Nathan Batson, her costs in this behalf and have an execution therefor.

p 384/365
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Larceny
George Gillis Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney and the Grand Jury having returned "not a true bill" in this cause and reported that the Prosecutor pay the costs. It is therefore considered by the Court that the State take nothing by her suit and that the Defendant and his recognizances be discharged hereof and go hence without day and that the State have and recover of and from the Prosecutor R. Spence her costs in this behalf expended and have execution therefor.

p 385.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Adultery
Edward Maloony Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney and the Grand Jury having in this cause returned a "not a true bill" and reported that the Prosecutor Ellen Maloony should pay the costs. It is considered and adjudged by the Court that the State of Missouri take nothing by her suit, that the Defendant and his recognizances be discharged hereof and go hence without day and that the Prosecutor E1len Maloony pay the costs herein expended, to the State and that execution issue therefor.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Stolen Goods
Anna Gray Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney and the Grand Jury having in this cause returned a "not a true bill" it is therefore considered by the Court that the State of Missouri take nothing by her suit, that the Defendant and his recognizances be discharged hereof and go hence without day and it also having reported that the Prosecutor T.J. Gideon pay the Costs. It is adjudged that the State have and recover of said Prosecutor T.J. Gideon, his costs in this behalf and have execution therefor.

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JULY TERM 1865
p 385/386.
Elisha White Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James Graham Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and this cause coming on for a final hearing and the Plaintiff not requiring a Jury, the Court sitting as a Jury having heard the evidence by Plaintiff doth find that the Plaintiff has been damaged by the acts of Defendant in the sum of $200. The Court doth further find that on the 25th June 1864 a Writ of Attachment was issued from this Court directed to the Sheriff of Greene County and by him levied on the following personal property viz one twohorse wagon and set of harness. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendant the said sum of $200 and also his costs and that a special execution issue against the property attached.

p 386.
Now at this day come into open Court B.W. Henslee, W.S. Norfleet admin of G.P. Shackleford, decd and offer their affidavit as required by Law whereby it appears that said Henslee and Norfleet are the administrators of G.P. Shackleford, deceased, that during the lifetime of said deceased, one W.B. Berry of Greene County, Missouri, at said County on the 14th day of July 1860 in order to _____ the payment of $125 due to said deceased executed and delivered to John A. Miller as trustee a deed of trust to the following described property viz one large Wagon and gear and one large yoke of oxen, one red and white and one black and white, which indebtedness matured on the first day of January 1861. That said debt is yet unpaid and said Trustee has removed from the State and for the reasons aforesaid administrators pray that the Sheriff of Greene County, John A. Patterson, be appointed in the room and stead of said original Trustee and the Court being satisfied of the truth of the facts in the affidavits set forth. It is considered and ordered by the Court that the Sheriff of aforesaid of the County of Greene be and he is hereby appointed as Trustee in the room and stead of the original Trustee aforesaid and that Sheriff as such Trustee proceed to execute said and of in conformity to the terms and conditions thereof.

p 386/387.
Ferdinand Bond Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
C.W. Akin Defendant
Now at this day this cause coming on for a final hearing and the Plaintiff not requiring a Jury and the cause being submitted to the Court, the Court doth find from the evidence that the said Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $254.78 debt and $120.10 damage. The Court doth further find that on the 25th July 1862 a Writ of Attachment was issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Polk County directed to the Sheriff of said County and by him on the first day of August 1862 levied on the following real estate viz S1/2 of Lots 5 & 6 Block 14 and Lots No 4 & 5 as is shown on the plot of the Town of Bolivar. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendant the sum of $254.78 debt and $120 damage and also costs that a special execution issue against the property attached.

p 387.
Bank of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
Samuel G. Martin, Hugh H. Cunningham
and Richard M. Jones Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the Court that the Defendants S.G. Martin and H.H. Cunningham had been served with notice of the commencement of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition more than 15 days before this
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BOOK G
p 387 (cont)
term of Court and the said R.M. Jones has been also notified by publication for four successive weeks the last insertion more than four weeks before this Court and having failed to file any good and sufficient plea to Plaintiff's petition the same is by the Court taken as true and from an examination of the same doth find that Defendants are indebted to Plainiffs in the sum of $100 debt and $28 damage. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendants the said sum of $126 debt and damage and also costs in this behalf and that he have execution for the same.

p 387.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Manslaughter
James Haycock Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney and also Defendant and on motion it is ordered that the name "David Tutt" in the indictment read "Davis Tutt" and the name Haycock read "Hickcock" so as to denote the real names of the parties.

p 388.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Manslaughter
James Hickcock Defendant
Now at this day again come the Circuit Attorney as also the Defendant in person and by attorney and also the Jury impannelled in this cause and having heard a portion of the testimony and there not being time to complete the hearing thereof, said Jury is permitted to return in charge of the Sheriff until 6 o'clock tomorrow morning.

Bank of Missouri Plaintiff
vs
James Rains Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Defendant has been duly notified of the Commencement of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition more than 15 days before the first day of this term of Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition the same is taken as true and the Court from an examination of the Court doth find that the Defendant is indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $535 debt and $147.13 damage. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendant his said debt of $535 and $147.13 damage and also costs and that he have an execution therefor.

p 389.
Bank of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
James Rains and John H. Miller Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the Court that the Defendants have been duly notified of the commencement of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition for more than 15 days before the first day of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition, the same being founded on an instrument of writing signed by Defendants and the amount ascertained thereby, the Court from an examination of the same doth find that the Defendants are indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $200 debt and $53 damage. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the Plaintiff have and recover of and from the Defendants her said debt of $200 and damages of $53 and also her costs and that she have an execution therefor.

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JULY TERM 1865
p 389.
Benjamin H. Davis Plaintiff
vs                                                   Slander
George Johnson Defendant
Now at this day comes Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the Court that the Defendant had been duly notified of the pending of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition for more than 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 by the Court taken as true. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have judgment against Defendant by default but it not appearing to the Court what damage or judgment Plaintiff is entitled to have. It is ordered that inquiry be made at the next term of this Court to ascertain the same to which time this cause is continued.

p 390.
Benjamin H. Davis Plaintiff
vs                                                   Slander
William H. Johnson Defendant
Now at this time comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the Court that the Defendant has been duly notified of the pending of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition for more than 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 by the Court taken as true. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have judgment against Defendant by default but it not appearing to the Court what damage or judgment Plaintiff is entitled to have. It is ordered that inquiry be made at the next term of this Court to ascertain the same to which time this cause is continued.

Elisha Headlee pub admin Plaintiff
vs                                                   Garnishment
W.H. Blakey, T.R. Bridges and
Robert Printy, Elijah Gray Garnishees
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and the Garnishee Elijah Gray having heretofore filed his answer to Plaintiff's interrogatories from which the Court find that the said Garnishee Elijah Gray by his answer admits having in his hands the sum of $54.75 belonging to Defendant T.R. Bridges. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Garnishee, Elijah Gray, the said sum of $54.75, the amount in his hands belonging to Defendant T.R. Bridges less the sum of $5 allowed for answering Garnishment and that he have an execution therefor.

p 391.August 5th 1865.
Court met pursuant to adjournment. Present as on yesterday.

Dowdal & Co Plaintiff
vs                                                   Appeal From P & CP
Henderson Jones Defendant
Now at this day comes the Defendant by his attorney and moves the Court to dismiss the appeal in this cause and the Court being advised said motion is sustained and said appeal dismissed. And it is considered by the Court that the Appellee have and recover of and from Appellant his costs in this behalf and have an execution therefor.

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BOOK G
JULY TERM l865
p 391.
William S. Norfleet Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil action
Branham H. Woodson Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by his attorney and the said Defendant having failed to show cause why the interlocutory judgment rendered last session should be set aside the cause and inquiry is submitted to the Court, having heard and examined the testimony introduced doth find that the Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $1186 debt and $271.48 damage. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Defendant his said debt of $1166 and damage of $271.48 and also his costs in this behalf and that he have an execution therefor.

p 391/392.
William S. Norfleet Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
John M. Richardson Defendant
Now at this time comes the Plaintiff bv attorney and a final judgment having been rendered in the cause of W.S. Norfleet vs B.H. Woodson and the answer of said Garnishee J.M. Richardson, being submitted to the Court, the Court doth find from the same that the said Garnishee, J.M. Richardson, is indebted to Branham H. Woodson in the sum of $1136.76 debt and $320.72 damage. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that Plaintiff have and recover of and from Garnishee, J.M. Richardson, the said sum of $1457.48, the said debt and damage which execution may issue less $20 allowed as fee to Garnishee.

p 392.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Manslaughter
James Hickcoks Defendant
Now at this day comes again the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and the Defendant in person and by attorney and also the Jury heretofore impannelled in this cause and having heard all the evidence introduced and the instructions of the Court upon their oath say "We the Jury find the Defendant not guilty in manner and form charged." It is therefore considered by the Court that the State take nothing by her suit, that the Defendant be discharged hereof and go hence without day.

T.J. Bailey et al
vs                                                   On Execution
Joseph Gott, Garnishee
Now at this day comes the said Garnishee by attorney and it appearing to the Court that said Plaintiffs have failed to file any interrogations. It is ordered by the Court said Garnishee be discharged from the said Garnishment.

James Baker Plaintiff
vs                                                   Civil Action
N.F. Jones & James S. Jones Defendants
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff and files his affidavit by which it appears that the Plaintiff has commenced a suit against them in the Greene Circuit Court the object of which is to obtain a Judgment against them for specific performance of contract to carry certain real estate in Plaintiff's petition described, and that unless they appear before the Judge of our said Court on the first day of the next term thereof and plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition before the third day of said Court (which commences at the Court House in Springfield on the first Monday in January 1866) if the term shall so long continue if not then before the end of the term the same
(continued)

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JULY TERM 1865
p 392 (continued)
will be taken as true and judgment rendered. And it is further ordered that this notice be published for four successive weeks, the last insertion four weeks before the next term of this Court in the weekly Missouri Patriot.

p 393.
McClelland Pye and Co a firm
Matthew V. McClelland, William R. Pyc
and Richard M. Scruggs Plaintiffs
vs                                                   Civil Action
Richard Lee Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff by attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the Defendant, Richard Lee, has been duly notified of the commencement of this suit by copy of Writ of Summons and Petition more than 15 days before the present term of this Court and having failed to plead, answer or demur to Plaintiff's petition, the same being founded on an instrument of writing signed by Defendant the Court from an examination of the same doth find that the Defendant is indebted to Plaintiff in the sum of $95.13 debt and $35.54 damage. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs have and recover of and from Defendant their said debt of $95.13 and also their damage of $35.54 and also their costs that this judgment bear 10% and that they have an execution therefor.

Ordered by the Court adjourn until Monday morning 9 o'clock. S.H. Boyd Cir Judge

p 394. August 7th 1865
Court met pursuant adjournment. Present as on Saturday.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1 Selling Liquor on Sunday
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who says he is guilty as charged in Bill of Indictment whereupon the Court doth fine the Defendant the sum of $20. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the State of Missouri have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $20 and also her costs and that the Defendant be and remain in the custody of the Sheriff until costs are fully paid and that execution issue therefor.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #2 Selling Liquor on Sunday
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who says he is guilty as charged in Bill of Indictment whereupon the Court doth fine the Defendant the sum of $20. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the State of Missouri have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $20 and also her costs and that the Defendant be and remain in the custody of the Sheriff until costs are fully paid and that execution issue therefor.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #3 Selling Liquor on Sunday
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who says he is guilty as charged in Bill of Indictment whereupon the Court doth fine the Defendant the sum of $20. It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the State of Missouri have and recover of and from the Defendant the said sum of $20
(continued)

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JULY TERM 1865
p 394 (cont)
and also her costs and that the Defendant be and remain in the custody of the Sheriff until costs are fully paid and that execution issue therefor.

p 394/395.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Prosecuting Attorney and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs, that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

p 395.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #2. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs, that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #3. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs, that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #4. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs, that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

p 395/396.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #5. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs,
(continued)

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p 395/396 (cont.)
that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

p 396.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #6. Selling Liquor Without License
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine on Defendant of $20 for the commission of offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $20 and also costs, that she have execution therefor and the Defendant be and remain in custody of the Sheriff until same be fully paid.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Prosecuting Attorney and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #2. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Prosecuting Attorney and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

p 396/397.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #3. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

p 397.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #4. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Prosecuting Attorney and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

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JULY TERM 1865

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #5. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #6. Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
James C. Hulston Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant who for a plea says he is guilty in manner and form charged whereupon the Court assesses a fine of $50 on Defendant for the commission of the offense and orders and adjudges that the State have and recover of and from Defendant her said fine of $50 and also costs that she have execution therefor and that Defendant be and remain in custody of Sheriff until fine and costs are fully paid.

p 397/398.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1 Obstructing Highway
Daniel Chandler Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant, Daniel Chandler, as principal who acknowledges himself to be indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Daniel Chandler who stands indicted in the Greene Circuit Court for Obstructing a Public Highway shall be and make his personal appearance before the Judge of the Greene Circuit Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

p 398.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #2 Obstructing Highway
Daniel Chandler Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant, Daniel Chandler, as principal who acknowledges himself to be indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Daniel Chandler who stands indicted in the Greene Circuit Court for obstructing a Public Highway shall be and make his personal appearance before the Judge of the Greene Circuit Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Felonious Assault
L.A.D. Crenshaw Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also Defendant, L.A.D. Crenshaw, as principal and Samuel Crenshaw as security who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $500 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Crenshaw who is indicted for a Felonious Assault shall be and make his appearance
(cont.)

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI CIRCUIT COURT CASES

BOOK G
JULY TERM 1865
p 396 (cont)
before the Judge of the Greene Circuit Court at the Court House in Springfield on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning ten o'clock. S.H. Boyd Cir Judge

p 399. Tuesday August 8th 1865
Court met pursuant to adjournment. Present as on yesterday.
James F. Anderson Plaintiff
vs                                                   Replevin
Richard B. Owen
Q.M. Springfield Mo. Defendant
Now at this day comes the Plaintiff in the above entitled cause before the Judge of the Greene Circuit Court at the July Term thereof 1865 and files his petition and affidavit stating that he is entitled to the possession of the following described specific personal property viz one dark iron gray mare mule five years old last spring about 15 hands high of the value of two hundred dollars which the Defendant wrongfully detains from the Plaintiff. It is therefore ordered by the Judge as aforesaid in open Court that the Defendant be ordered to deliver the property specified in Plaintiff's affidavit to the Sheriff and if the same be not delivered the Sheriff is required to take it from the Defendant and deliver it to the Plaintiff.

p 399/400.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Selling Liquor Without License
Garrett Maupin Defendant
Now at this day comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also Defendant Garrett Maupin as principal and James Maupin as security who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be bond of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Garrett Maupin who is indicted in the Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without License shall be and appear at the Court House in Springfield on the first day of the next term thereof which commences on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

p 400.
Ordered that Court adjourn until Saturday 9 o'clock. S.H. Boyd Cir Judge

Saturday, August 12th, 1865.
Court met pursuant to adjournment. Present as on Tuesday.
Joseph Gott & James Burns
vs                                                   Corrected Sheriff Deed to R.B. Owen
O.B. Smith
Now at this day comes J.A. Patterson, Sheriff of Greene County, and shows that the Deed heretofore acknowledged by him was erroneous and asks to present and acknowledge another Deed to said R.B. Owen corrected in hereof the first Deed aforesaid and the Court be fully advised it is ordered that said corrected Deed be made by said Sheriff whereupon the said Patterson presents a Deed to R.B. Owen for the following real estate W1/2 Lot 2 NEfcl Lot No 3 NEfcl E1/2 Lot 4 NEfcl W1/2 Lot 5 NEfcl Section 2 and N1/2 SE Section 12 all in township 29 Range 22 sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said J.A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed the same for the uses and purposes therein contained.

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BOOK G
JULY TERM 1865
p 400. August 12th 1865
Spencer Marlin Guardian & Co
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to J.F. McMahan
Thadius Sharpenstein et al
Now at this day comes the Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to J.F. McMahan for the following real estate viz Lot 1 NEfcl NW1/4 SE1/4 and NE1/4 SW1/4 all in Section 3 Township 29 Range 20, and the said J.A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed the same for the uses and purposes (rest cut off of bottom of page.)

p 401.
E. Headlee admin and J.W. Wadlow
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to W.J. McDaniel &
H. Sheppard
B.C. Hardin et al
Now at this day comes the Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to W.J. McDaniel and Henry Sheppard for the following land viz W1/2 SW1/4 Section 23, E1/2 SE1/4 and NW1/4 SE1/4 Section 22 and W1/2 SE1/4 Section 20 all in Township 30 Range 23, sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said J.A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same for the purposes therein contained.

C.W. & J.E. Bodenhamer admin
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to W.J. McDaniel
J.M. Carthel et al
Now at this day comes the Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to W.J. McDaniel for SW1/4 SE1/4 Section 26 Township 28 Range 20 sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said John A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same for the purposes therein contained.

Enoch Jessup
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to William J. McDaniel
Eli Jessup
Now at this day comes the Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to W.J. McDaniel for the following real estate viz NW1/4 Section 29 Township 28 Range 21 and E1/2 NE1/4 Section 30 Township 28 Range 21, sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said J.A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same for the purposes therein contained.

M.J. Hubble
vs                                                   Sheriff's Deed to W.J. McDaniel
William M. Hunt
Now at this day comes the Sheriff of Greene County and presents a Deed made by him to W.J. McDaniel for the following real estate commencing 40 rods West of SE corner of SE1/4 Section 14 Township 29 Range 22 running thence North 11 rods to a stake, the beginning corner, thence North 9 rods, thence West 20 rods, thence South 9 rods, thence East 20 rods to the beginning, reserving 30 feet on the East and 10 feet on the West ends of said Lot for a Street and Alley, sold under and by virtue of an execution in the above entitled cause and the said J.A. Patterson acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same for the purposes therein contained.

p 402.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Perjury
James F. Hardin Defendant
Now at this day comes the Defendant by leave of Court files his motion to quash the

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BOOK G
JULY TERM 1865
p 402 (cont.)
Indictment in this cause, and the Court being fully advised, said motion is by the Court sustained and said Indictment quashed and it is considered by the Court that the State take nothing by her suit, that the Defendant be discharged hereof and go hence without day.

Ordered by the Court that Charles B. McAfee be allowed to sign the Roll of Attorney he having satisfied the Court that he had taken and subscribed and filed the oath of Loyalty prescribed by the Constitution.

p 403.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1 Selling Liquor Without License
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without License shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #2 Selling Liquor Without License
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without License shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

p 404.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #3 Selling Liquor Without License
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without License shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

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BOOK G
JULY TERM 1865
p 404.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #4 Selling Liquor Without License
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without License shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #1 Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

p 404/405.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                  #2 Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted 4n Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   #3 Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond
Richard Clark Defendant
Now at this date comes the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes and also the Defendant as principal and A.W. Denny and William M. Armstrong as securities who acknowledge themselves to owe and stand indebted to the State of Missouri in the sum of $100 to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements to be void on condition that the said Richard Clark who has been indicted in Greene Circuit Court for Selling Liquor Without Oath or Bond shall be and appear before the Judge of said Court at the Court House in Springfield, Missouri, on the first day of the next term thereof on the first Monday in January 1866 and answer said Bill of Indictment and not depart said Court without leave.

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