Abstract of Circuit Court Record Books 1846 - 1852

GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

November Term 1847.

p 240.
At a regular tenr of the Greene Circuit Court begun and held at the Court House in the City of Springfield on the 15th day of November A.D. 1847. Present the Hon. Charles S. Yancey Judge, Circuit Attorney ________, William McFarland Sheriff of Greene County and Joshua Davis Clerk.

By virtue of a venire facias the Sheriff returned the following pannel of a Grand Jury herein, to wit: John Murray who was by the Court appointed foreman 2. Charles Poston 3. William G. Roberts 4. Curtis Johnson 5. Martin Ingram 6. Frederick Goss 7. James K. Mlsup 8. B.C. Thomas 9. William W. Andrews 10. James H. Stewart 11. Guien Leeper 12. Samuel Piper 13. David T. Ralston 14. M.J. Rountree 15. Thomas J. Hodges 16. Richard P. Whitlock. Receiving a charge from the Court retired to consider of their presentments.

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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

Book C.
NOVEMBER TERM 1847.

p 241. nil

p 242.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Lewdness
David Winneyham Defendant
This day comes the Defendant in this cause by his attorney the Circuit Attorney who prosecutes in behalf of the State of Missouri being also present and the plea in abatement heretofore filed in this cause being taken up and after deliberation had thereon the said plea is by the Court sustained and ordered by the Court said Defendant be discharged and go hence without day.

A.J. Farmer Plaintiff
vs                                                   Appeal J.P.
Jno. H. Smith Defendant
This day came the Plaintiff in this cause in his own proper person as well as the Defendant and the said Plaintiff says he will no further prosecute his said suit but voluntarily suffers the same to be dismissed and by agreement of the said parties the said Defendant pays the costs. It is therefore considered that the said Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendant his costs in this behalf laid out and ex pended for all of which execution may issue.

William McFarland
to                                                   Deed
Alfred Hosman
This day comes William McFarland Sheriff of Greene County in the State of Missouri in Open Court and acknowledged a Deed of Conveyance to Mfred Hosman to the following described lands, to Wit: the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sect No. 16, theE 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 8, the NE 1/4 of theSE 1/4 of Sect No. Sand the E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 17, the W 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Sect No. 9 and the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sect No. 9 a11 lying in Township No. 30 of Range No. 24 containing in all about 440 acres, which land was sold by virtue of an execution to the said Sheriff directed against William Cox in favor of Josiah Burney.

p 243.
William McFarland
to                                                   Deed
John W. Hancock
This day comes William McFarland Sheriff of Greene County in the State of Missouri in Open Court and acknowledged a Deed of Conveyance to John W. Hancock to the following lands, to wit: the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sect No. 16, theE 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 8, the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Sect No. 8, the E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 17, the W 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Sect No. 9, and the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sect No. 9, all lying in Township No. 30 of Range No 24, containing in all about 440 acres which land was sold by virtue of an execution to the said Sheriff directed against William Cox in and favor of Josiah Burney.

William McFarland
to                                                   Deed
Daniel D. Berry
This day comes William McFarland Sheriff of Greene County in the State of Missouri in Open Court and acknowledged a Deed of Conveyance to Daniel D. Berry to the following described lands, to Wit: the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 22 of Township No. 30 of Range 21 and the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and theE 1/2 of the NW 1/4 and the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Sect No. 23 of Township No 30 of Range No. 21 which lands were sold by virtue of an
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GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES

BOOK C.
November Term 1847.

p 243 - continued -
execution to the said Sheriff directed in favor of Daniel D. Berry and against James P. Aikin.

p 244, p 245 nil.

p 246. Thursday Morning 18 November 1847
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs                                                   Recognizance
Drew (a slave) Defendant
Now at this day comes the said Defendant in his own proper person and moves the Court that he as well as his securitys in said recognizance viz: Edward Thompson and James Eastham be discharged from said -recognizance and it appearing to the Court that no Indictment has been found by the Grand Jury of the County of Greene at this Term of this Court against the said Defendant it is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Defendant and his said securities be discharged from said recognizance and that the said Defendant go hence without day. Now at this day come here into Court the Grand Jury of the County of Greene empanelled at this term of this Court and present the following indictments as True Bills

State of Missouri
vs                                                  
William H. Frazier Indictment. Selling Liquor Without License
Peter Apperson Indictment. Selling Liquor Without License
E.S. White Indictment. Selling Liquor Without License.
and having no further business before them were by the Court discharged.

END OF NOVEMBER TERM

Ends on page 247.

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