Grant County Kentucky 
Court Order Book 1, 1820-1824

Source:  Abstract County Court Records, Vol. XIV by Janet Pease
Published by the Grant County Historical Society

Transcribed by Bonnie Snow - May 24, 2001

 

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Court of May 15, 1820
At the house of Henry Childers on the Dry Ridge Road.

Appointment:  Hubbard B. Smith, appointed clerk ofthis court - securities:  William Sanders, Nathaniel Henderson, JamesMasterson.

Grand Jury:  Ichabod Ashcraft, Robert Childers,Perry Chipman, John Crook, Lewis Gregory, Zachariah Hogan, Richard Lucas, JohnMarksberry, John Norton, James Reed, John Rowland, Daniel Sewards, Sen'r,Absolom Skirvin, Thomas Thomas, Dixon Tongate, Bennett Williams.  Page 3+

Indictment:  Against James Masterson & GeorgeKing for an affray - they are to appear in the court in August.  pages 4+

Indictment:  Against Jesse Cook, John Childres,James Childres and Henry Childres for an affray - they are to appear before thecourt in August. Pages 4+

 

Court of August 12, 1820
At the house of William Arnold in Williamstown.

Grand Jury:   Levin Busich, Lawrence Buskirk,Harmon Childers, Major Childers, William Childers, William Harrison, JacobJohnson, William Massie, Samuel Noe, Richard Owens, Charles Ruddle, DanielSeward, Sen'r, Daniel Sewards, Jr., G. F. Wheeler. Jesse Woodyard, StrotherWoodyard.  Page 6

Permission:  Granted to William Routt, William K.Wall and Edward Holden to practice as attorneys in this county.  Page 6

Indictment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. JamesMasterson & George King.  Defendants plead not guilty. Verdict:  Defendants are found guilty - fined $5.00 each.  Page 8

Revolutionary War Soldier:  John Lawless, late asoldier in the Revolutionary War, produced in court a certificate and scheduleof his property.....worth $151.25.  Page 6

Revolutionary War Soldier:  Joseph Spencer, late anofficer in the Revolutionary War, produced in court a certificate and scheduleof his property.....worth $450.00.  Page 7

Revolutionary War Soldier:  William Wharton, late asoldier in the Revolutionary War, produced in court a certificate and scheduleof his property.....worth $60.00  Page 7

Debt:  Frederick Repperdom/Ripperdan vs. JohnBrumback.  Page 7

Debt:  Benoni West vs. Robert Jump.  Page 7

Debt:  William Barnes vs. James C. Smith - continuedto the next court.  Page 8

Debt:  Richard Wortman vs. Reuben Childres -defendant(?) to recover $150.00.  Page 10

In Case:  William Hutchison vs. Robert Hutchinson -case dismissed.  Page 8

 

Court of August 20, 1821

Indictment:  Against Zadock Hawkins, overseer of theroad leading from Williamstown to the Harrison County Line, for not keeping thesame in repair and for failing to keep up an index or sign post on saidroad.  Page 27

Indictment:  Against Bartlett Collins & JohnMcCullough for an affray.  Page 27

 

Court of November 20, 1821

Grand Jury:  Robert Childres, Sr., William Childres,Robert Crook, Nicholas Curry, William Harrison, John T. Herndon, ZachariahHogan, John Kinman, George Norton, Henry Norton, Richard Owens, James Thomas,Dixon Togate, Ephriam Tongate, George F. Wheeler, Bennett Williams.  Page11

Assault and Battery:  William Bowman, plaintiff vs.Prue Hume, defendant - suit dismissed.  Page 57

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Oziel Smith.  Page 57

In Case:  Richard Crook vs. William Arnold - casedismissed.  Page 59

Appeal:  Henry Lawless vs. Lewis Lawless - casedismissed.  Page 57

Presentment:  Against Charles Secrech for retailingliquor without a license.  Page 11

Presentment:  Against John Crook, surveyor of theroad leading towards Falmouth - for failing to keep a "suitable index atthe forks thereof near Williamstown".  Page 11

Presentment:  Against John Skirvin, surveyor of theroad leading from Dry Ridge to Crooked Creek "for failing to keep asuitable index at the forks of said road near the widow Clark's". Page 11+

Presentment:  Against Thos. Hawkins, surveyor of theroad leading from Arnold's towards Conyers, for failing to keep up a suitableindex at the forks of said road.  Page 12

Presentment:  Against Richard Wortman for usingprofane language.  Page 12

Presentment:  Against Henry Childres, surveyor ofthe road leading from the Dry Ridge towards Fredericksburg, for failing to keepup a suitable index at the forks of said road.  Page 12

Debt:  Frederick Repperdom/Ripperdan vs. JohnBrumback, defendant did not appear in court - Ripperdan is to recover $228.00from Brumback.  Pages 12+

Debt:  William Barnes vs. James C. Smith. Defendant defaulted, Barnes is to recover $200.00 from Smith.  Page 13

Debt:  Benoni West vs. Robert Jump.  Defendantdefaulted, West is to receive $12.00 from Jump.  Page 14

Debt:  John Fowler, assignee of P. B. Hume, vs.James Childres.  Defendant defaulted, Fowler to receive $100.00 fromChildres.  Page 14

Debt:  James Childres vs. Zachariah Hogan. Defendant defaulted, Childres is to receive $10.00 from Hogan.  Page 15

Chancery:  Reuben Childres vs. Richard Wortman. Security:  James Reed.  Page 17

Assault and Battery:   Henry Lawless, plaintiffvs. James Childers.  Case dismissed.  Page 61

In Case:  Robert B. Smith, plaintiff vs. JesseCrook, defendant.  Defendant plead not guilty - verdict for the plaintiff -84cents in damages.  Page 60

In Case:  Jesse Colson vs. James Robinson - casedismissed.  Page 60

Slander:  William Cook vs. Daniel Sewards, Sr.- casedismissed.  Page 61

 

Court of May 21, 1821

Grand Jury:  James Arnold, Major Childers, IsamCollier, Ralph Collins, Jesse Gibson, Zach'h Hogan, Jas. Leachman, JamesMasterson, Jacob Mitts, Wm New, William Owens, Wesley Porter, Charles Ruddle,Absalom Skirvin, William P. Thomas, John Zinn.  Pages 18+

Appointment:  Richard M. Gaines, Henry Warfield,Thomas A. Grimes, Richard S. Wheatly may practice as attorneys at law in thiscounty.  Page 18

In Case:  Samuel Noe vs. James Collins. Defendant filed plea of non-assumsit.  Page 18

Presentment:  Against Edmond Clifton, surveyor ofthe road leading from near Ja's Howe's toward Eagle Creek, for not keeping it inrepair and for not keeping an index at the forks of the ridge and Eagle Creekroads.  Page 19

Presentment:  Against James Gouge for retailingliquor without a license.  Page 19

Presentment:  Against William Hutchinson, overseer,for not keeping in repair the road leading from Barkshire's towards the Big BoneLick.  Page 19

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. JohnCrook; John Skirvin; Richard Wortman, Jr. - These three cases are to bedismissed.  Page 25

Presentment:   Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Richard Wortman, Jr.  Defendant defaulted - Wortman is to pay a fine of 2shillings.  Page 25

Presentment:   Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Henry Childres ("stray").  Defendant defaulted - Childres is topay a fine of $2.50.  Pages 25+

Felony:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. James Dorsey -case to be discharged.  Page 25

Divorce:  Elizabeth Tongate, late Elizabeth Sewart,vs. Meredith Tongate.  The defendant is not an inhabitant of theCommonwealth of Kentucky; the defendant is thus to appear before the next courtto hear the charges.  Page 24

Debt:  James R. Curry vs. William Littell. Curry to recover $150.00 from Littell.  Pages 19+

Debt:  James King & George King, merchants, vs.William Mountjoy, administrator of Sarah Beard, admix of the estate of ThomasBeard - defendants defaulted - plaintiffs are to recover $52.851/2 from theestate of Thomas Beard.  Page 20

Debt:  James Arnold vs. John Blankenship. Defendant defaulted - Arnold to recover $100.00 from Blankenship.  Page 21

Debt:  Samuel Laysan, assignee vs. James Theobald. Defendant defaulted - Laysan to recover $100.00 from Theobald.  Pages 21+

Debt:  John Fowler vs. John Masterson & JosephChildres.  Defendants defaulted - Fowler awarded $88.881/2.  Pages 22+

In Case:  Griffin P. Theobald vs. George King andJane, his wife.  Case continued to next court.  Page 22

In Case:  Samuel Noe vs. James Collins. Defendant filed plea of non-assumsit.  Page 18

In Case:  Samuel Noe vs. James Collins.  Thiscase is to be referred to the arbitration of John Norton and William Littell. Page 23

Slander:  Ichabod Ashcraft vs. Henry Lawless - casedismissed.  Page 21

In Detinue:  Ichabod Ashcraf vs. John Billitter -case dismissed.  Page 21

Trespass:  Samuel Hickerson vs. John Norton - Nortonplead not guilty - Jury finds for the defendant.  Pages 23+

 

Court of August 20, 1821

Grand Jury:  James Ashcraft, Lawrence Buskirk, HenryChildres, Jr., Major Childres, Thomas Clark, Isam Collier, Wm Crook, PhilipGaugh, Will Harrison, Wm Massie, James Masterson, Andrew Myers, Daniel Seward,Jr., James Thomas, Bennett Williams, Jesse Wilson.  Page 27

Letters of Attorney:  From Joseph Childers andRichard Landrum to Martin Draper, was produced in court.  Page 28

Presentment:  Against Zadock Hawkins, overseer ofthe road leading from Williamstown to the Harrison County line, for not keepingthe road in repair and for failing to keep an index or signpost on saidroad.  Page 27

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. JamesGouge and William Hutchinson.  These cases are to be dismissed.  Page29

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. CharlesSecrech.  Determined that Secrech "made good his fine". Page 28

Indictment:  Against Bartlett Collins & JohnMcCullough for an affray.  Page 27

Chancery:  Reuben Childres vs. Richard Wortman. Defendant filed "his answer".   Page 28

Chancery:  Reuben Childres vs. Richard Wortman. "The defendant Fowler" is mentioned.  Mentions the lands incontroversy.  Gen'l William Mountjoy is to survey and lay off the saidlands and is to return "3 fair plats" and report to the nextcourt.  Page 33.

Chancery:   Rene Mahon vs. Buskirk & Doty'sheirs.  Deposition is to be taken of William Johnson of Highland Co.,Ohio.  Page 37

Chancery:   John Marksberry vs. John Fowler andothers.  Page 37 or 38

Debt:  David Robinson vs. Covington Coleman &James Collins.  Defendants made default - Robinson to be paid $60.00. Page 39

Debt:   Henry Lawless vs. James Collins. Defendant made default - Lawless to recover $100.00 from Collins.  Pages38+

Debt:   John Fowler, assignee, vs. NathanielHenderson.  Page 35

Debt:   William Arnold vs. John Marksberry. Deposition of Edmond Simpson of Indiana is to be taken.  Case continued tothe next court.  Page 31

Debt:  John Fowler, assignee, vs. JudithWilson.  Defendant defaulted - Wilson to pay Fowler $82.00.  Page 31

Covenant:  John Blankenship vs. Charles Owens. On Appeal:  Charles Owens vs. John Blankenship.  Cases aredismissed.  Page 29

Covenant:  Rene Mahan vs. Sarah Buskirk, late SarahDoty, adminx. of the estate of Moses Doty dec'd and Lewis Buskirk, her husband;Jesse Wilson and Nancy his wife, late Nancy Doty; Reuben Doty; Elizabeth Doty;Henry Doty and John Doty - heirs and representatives of Moses Doty, dec'd.  - Jesse Wilson is appointed special guardian of Elizabeth, Henry and John Doty -infant heirs of Moses Doty, dec'd who are under the age of 21 years.  Page32  - This case is dismissed on page 79, court session dated 22 August,1822. 

Petition:  Edward B. Rule, administrator of theestate of Jno. Rule, dec'd, vs. Prue B. Hume.  Defendant appeared in courtand acknowledged the sum of $82.421/2.  Page 40

In Detinne:  For a male child named GrimesGilman.  George Gilman, plaintiff vs. John Stewart - case dismissed. Pages 29+

In Case:  Samuel Noe vs. James Collins. Agreement:  John Norton, William Littell and William Sanders were chosen bythe parties, as referees to determine "a certain matter ofcontroversy"....."We are of of the opinion that the contract made byand between the parties.....was fully and completely complied with on the partof the defendant, Collins....."
"Postscript" - "Martin Fugate and Wm. Hand are entitled to oneday's attendance and mileage for 12 miles traveling as evidence in thissuit."  Pages 35+

 

 

Court of November 20, 1821

Grand Jury:  William Arnold, Stephen Beverly, MajorChildres, Perry Chipman, Nicholas Curry, John E. Graves, William Harrison, EnochJump, John Jump, Joseph Jump, Jacob New, George Newbald, George Pierson, WilliamP. Thomas, Reuben Thornhill, Bennett Williams.

Attorney:  Daniel McCorty Payne may practice as anattorney at law in this county.  Page 55

Appointment:  Westley Tully is appointed DeputyClerk.  Page 43

Assault and Battery:  William Bowman vs. Prue B.Hume.  Case dismissed.  Page 57

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate:  JamesReed, appellant vs. John Blankenship.  Reed filed a "plea offraud".  Verdict:  find for Blankenship.  Pages 44+

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate:  HenryLawless vs. Lewis Lawless.  Case dismissed.  {age 57

Account:  Woodson Parrish, a constable of GrantCounty, is given.  Page 53

Assault and Battery:  Henry Lawless vs. JamesChilders.  Case dismissed.  Page 61

Assault and Battery:   William Bowman vs.Samuel Noe.  Case dismissed.  Page 57

In Case:  William Arnold vs. John Marksberry - It isordered that Simon Nichols, the coroner of this county, is to summon ajury.  Case to be continued to the next court.  Page 43

In Case:  Prue B. Hume vs. Stripling B. Hume - casedismissed.  Page 46

In Case:  Richard Crook vs. William Arnold -deposition of Bennett Crook is to be taken.  Case to be continued to thenext court.  Page 49

In Case:  Henry Lawless vs. John Marksberry. Verdict:  Finds for the plaintiff.  Case deals with a riffle gunvalued at $27.50.  Page 51

In Case:  Jesse Colson vs. James Robinson. Case dismissed.  Page 60

In Case:  Robert B. Smith vs. Jesse Crook -defendant plead not guilty.  Verdict for the plaintiff, 84 cents indamages.  Page 60

In Case:  Richard Crook vs. William Arnold. Case dismissed.  Page 59

In Case:  William Arnold vs. John Marksberry. Case dismissed.  Page 56

Chancery:  James Reed vs. James Arnold andothers.  Page 47

In Covenant:  Daniel Sewards, Sen'r vs. DanielMurley and William Latimore.  Case dismissed.  Page 59

Debt:  Westly Tully vs. William Arnold,administrator of the estate of John Rule, deceased, vs. James Collins and R. A.Collins.  Defendants are to pay $50.41 to the plaintiff.  Page 52

Debt:  William T. Barry, assignee vs. Samuel Noe andMartin Fugate.  Suit dismissed.  Page 56

Debt:  Andrew Makimson vs. Samuel Noe.  Suitdismissed.  Page 57

In Detinne:  James Jarvis vs, James H.Robinson.  Defendant moves that this case be discharged because the writwas executed on him "whilst attending his duty on a Regimental Militiamuster".  Case dismissed.  Pages 48+

In Detinne:  James Jarvis vs. James H.Robinson.  Jury - Verdict:  for Jarvis - the 2 steers are valued at$12.50 each.  Page 58

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of Moses Tibbs vs.Richard Roe i.e. James Reed, William Coonrod and John Blankenship, tenants inpossession.  John Fowler is to be added to this case as a defendant. - Thesurveyor of this county is to go into the lands in controversy and lay off thesame "having due regard for all the deeds" and is to mark off 3plats.  Pages 49+

Petition:  Edward B. Rule, administrator of theestate of John Rule, deceased, vs. James Collins and R. A. Collins. - Defendantsmade default and are to pay $50.41 to plaintiff.  Page 53

Presentment:  Against John Kennedy, overseer of theroad from Big Bone Lick road to the Dry Ridge, for failing to keep the same inrepair, and for failing to keep a stone, sign or index at the forks of the saidroad.  Page 41

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. EdmundClifton.  Suit discharged.  Page 41

Presentment:  Against Ralph Collins, overseer of theroad from the forks of the old Bourbon Road to the turnpike road at widowClark's.  Page 55

Presentment:  Against Joshua Childres, overseer ofthe road from near his house to intersect the Wither's Mill Road.  Page 55

Presentment:  Against George Myers, overseer of theroad leading from the Turnpike Road to widow Dewees' at Crooked Creek. Page 55

Presentment:  Against Benjamin Burrows, overseer ofthe road leading from the Bourbon Trace to Crooked Creek.  Page 55

Presentment:  Against William Hogan, overseer of theroad from Williamstown to the Bear Wallow.  Page 55

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. ZadockHawkins; Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Bartlett Collins and John McCullock. Defendants plead not guilty.  Verdict:  Defendants are to pay a fineof 72.5 cents each.  Pages 42+

Slander:  Harmon Childres and wife vs. Amos Ashcraftand wife.  Prue B. Hume vs. Joseph Childres.  These two cases are tobe dismissed.  Page 45

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Bennett Crook, Richard Crook & Jesse Crook.  On complaint of Robert B.Smith "for offering violence and making threats that they would injure thesaid Smith".  Security for the defendants:  Henry Norton, RobertCrook, John Williams.....this recognizance will be void if the 3 defendants willkeep the peace especially against said Smith for one year.  Pages43+

Trespass:  Samuel Noe vs. Henry Ferguson.  Casedismissed.  Page 59

 

Court of May 22, 1822

Account:  Of Jesse Johnson, jailor of this countyfor the use of James Reed "for attending on this court 2 days". Page 65

Chancery:  Prue B. Hume vs. Robert Sanders'executors and heirs.  Mentions the death of Valentine Sanders, one of thedefendants.  William Howard, one of the defendants failed hisanswer.....The surveyor of Grant County is to go to the lands in controversy andlay off 3 plats of land.  Page 62

Chancery:  John Marksberry vs. John Fowler andothers.  Defendants John Childers and William Huffman "produced theirseperate answers".  Page 63

Chancery:  William Sanders vs. Haten Simpson. Page 64

Chancery:  William T. Barry vs. Samuel Noe. Case dismissed.  Page 66

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate:  JamesWard vs. Prue B. Hume.  Judgment for Ward.  He is awarded$40.00.  Page 64

Slander:  William S. Moore vs. Anderson Simpson -"the defendant is about to remove himself out of the reach of the processof this court".  Simpson replied that it is not his intention to leavethis state or county.  Page 65 (Case later dismissed in Court of August 22,1822, page 82.)

 

Court of August 19, 1822

Grand Jury:  Samuel Allen, James Ashcraft, RobertChildres, James Clark, Edmond Clifton, Jesse Edwards, John M. Foster, JohnFurguson, Lewis Gregory, Samuel Kinman, Willis Marksberry, James Stewart, UrielTongate, Bennett Williams, Westly Williams, John Zinn.

In Case:  Griffin P. Theobald vs. George King andJane King his wife.  Verdict for the defendants.  Page 68

Presentment:  Against Joseph Marshall for failing tokeep the Turnpike road in repair.  Page 67

Presentment:  Against Zadock Hawkins, surveyor ofthe road from Williamstown towards Paris for failing to keep the road inrepair.  Page 67

Presentment:  Against William Hogan, surveyor of theWither's Mill Road.  Page 67

Presentment:  Against Joshua Childres, surveyor ofthe road leading from the turnpike road to Wither's Mill, for failing to keep itin repair and for failing to keep up an index at the Forks of the Turnpike andClark's Creek or Wither's Mill Road.  Page 67

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. BenjaminBurrows; Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. William Hogan; Commonwealth of Kentuckyvs. George Myers; Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Joshua Childers. - All suits tobe "discharged".  Pages 68, 69

 

Court of August 20, 1822

In Case:  Edward B. Rule, administrator of JohnRule, dec'd vs. William Arnold, late sheriff of Grant County.  Casedismissed.  Pages 75+

Chancery:  James C. Smith vs. Wm Barnes and CaveJohnson.  Page 76

Chancery:  Prue B. Hume vs. Robert Sanders'executors and heirs - defendant Walker Sanders "produced his answer towhich he mad oath".  Page 70

Debt:  James Ashcraft, administrator and SarahAshcraft, adminx. of the estate of Jed. Ashcraft dec'd vs. John C. Masterson andDaniel Harris. - Defendants made default; plaintiff's to recover$80.871/2.  Page 71

Debt:  Isaac Turner vs. Prue B. Hume.  Page77.  Page 89 - Defendant made default.  Turner to recover$58.00.  

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of Moses Tibbs vs.James Reed, William Coonrod, John Blankenship and John Fowler.  Jury foundthe defendants guilty of trespass and ejectment.  Page 72  (Also seepage 89)

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of Moses Tibbs vs.James Reed, William Coonrod, John Blankenship and John Fowler. Commissioners appointed to settle this case are John Marksberry, BennettWilliams, Joshua Childers, William Woodyard, James Thomas, William Childers andThomas Wilson.....They are to value the improvements of the defendant Reed underthe occupying claimants laws.  Page 75

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate: William Sanders vs. Williamson Burton.  Verdict for Sanders.  Page73  Case dismissed on page 74

Order:  Jesse Wilson is to come into court andexplain why he failed to serve as a petit jury.  Page 72

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.James Lail.  Case dismissed.  Page 70

Slander:  William S. Moore vs. AndersonSimpson.  Page 77

Slander:  Dixon Tongate and ux. vs. William Hoganand Bernard Woodyard.  Page 77

 

Court of August 23, 1822

Chancery:  James Reed vs. James Arnold, John Fowlerand John Blankenship.  Case dismissed as to Arnold and Fowler.  Page78

Chancery:  John Blankenship vs. James Arnold. Case dismissed.  Page 78+

Chancery:  William Arnold vs. Archibald Grant, JamesGrant and Moses Tibbs.  James Grant and Moses Tibbs did not appear incourt, they are not inhabitants of Kentucky.  Archibald Grant produced hisanswer in court.  Page 82+

In Case:  William Arnold vs. John Blankenship. Case dismissed.  Page 79

Slander:  Dixon Tongate and Matilda his wife vs.William Hogan.  Case dismissed.  Page 83

 

Court of November 12, 1822

Grand Jury:  Daniel Billitter, Reuben Bingham,Joshua Childers, Major Childres, James Cooper, John Crook, Lewis Gregory, LewisLawless, Richard Owens, Charles Ruddle, James Stewart, George F. Wheeler,Bennett Williams, Samuel Williams, Westley Williams, Jesse Woodyard, John Zinn.

Chancery:  James Ward vs. Prue B. Hume. Depositions are taken from William Arnold, Thomas Wilson, N. Henderson andWilliam Bowman.  Case continued to next court.  Page 86

Chancery:  Elizabeth Tongate vs. Meredith Tongate. Elizabeth Tongate is to be divorced from her husband, Meredith Tongate. Page 89

Chancery:  Prue B. Hume vs. Robert Sanders' heirsand executors. - Robert Sanders dec'd and C. Howard are mentioned.  Page 91

Debt:  Wright Vandavier vs. Dan'l Harris and WmButler.  Case dismissed.  Page not listed.

In Case:  H. B. Smith vs. L. Simpson and S.Simpson.  Case dismissed.  Page 86

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of John Crittenden'sheirs vs. Richard Roe, i.e. Amos Ashcraft and Richard Landrum "tenants inpossession".  Case against Landrum is dismissed.  The surveyor ofGrant County is to go to the lands under controversy and divide them into 3parts.  Page 92

Indictment:  Against William Hogan and Dixon Tongatein an affray.  Page 91

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. JosephMarshall; Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Jesse Wilson; Commonwealth of Kentuckyvs. Joshua Childers; Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Zadock Hawkins; Commonwealthof Kentucky vs. William Hogan.  All cases dismissed.  Page 87

Trespass:  William Arnold vs. James Cooper andThomas Fallenash.  Verdict for Arnold who is awarded $42.00.  Page 88

 

Court of November 13, 1822

Account:  Lewis Myers, the jailor of the county, isallowed $2.00 for attending court.  Page 95

 

Court of May 19, 1823

Grand Jury:  William Arnold, Joshua Childres. MajorChildres, Robert Childres, Ralph Collins, John Crook, John Dance, Phillip Gaugh,Zadock Hawkins, James How, John Jump, Jr., Christopher Nation, Elijah Owens,George Oneal, James Stewart, Bennett Williams.

Appeal:  Preston Hampton vs. Phillip McBee - asuprema duces tecum is awarded against John O. Hamilton, to Gallatin County tobring all the papers and proceedings in the case of Hughes against Sanders triedbefore him.  Pages 97+

Chancery:  Amos Ashcraft vs. Goolsberry Childres. Case dismissed.  Page 101

In Case:  William Rule vs. Molly Glenn, admix. andJames Patton, administrator of Josph (sic) K. Glenn dec'd and Jno. H. Smith,Mariah B. Smith his wife, late Moriah B. Glenn; Jas. D. Glenn; Joseph K. Glenn;Jeptha D. Glenn; Esquire D. Glenn; Salley A. Glenn; Catharine K. Glenn; Lucy A.Glenn and Agnes P. Glenn - legal heirs and representatives of Joseh (sic) Glenn,dec'd.  Verdict for the plaintiff who is awarded $123.75.  Pages 102+

In Case:  Hugh Payne vs. Benjamin Burrows. Page 103

Indictment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. WilliamHogan and Dixon Tongate.  Defendants plead not guilty.  Verdict: Defendants are found not guilty? and fined $5.50 each.  Page 98 (for theaffray previously mentioned)

Licenses:  Nicholas D. Coleman, James Oharra andWilliam Frazier produced their licenses as attorneys at law in thiscounty.  Page 96

Presentment:  Against Charles Daniel, overseer ofthe Turnpike Road, for lack of repairs.  Page 96

Presentment:  Against William Coleman, overseer ofthe Withers Mill Road, for lack of repairs.  Page 96

Presentment:  Against Edmund Chandler, forvagrancy.  Page97

Qualification:  Elias Phillips is qualified asdeputy clerk, to this court.  Page 98

 

Court of May 20, 1823

Chancery:  Reuben Childres vs. Richard Wortman - thesurveyor of this county is to go to the lands in controversy and lay off 3 equalplats.  Page 104

Chancery:  William Sanders vs. Hayten Simpson. Case dismissed.  Pages 104+

Chancery:  Elizabeth Burns vs. John Byrns(sic).  Page 105

Debt:  Joseph Adamson assignee vs. Prue B.Hume.  Case dismissed.  Page 106

Debt:  David Clarkson vs. Prue B. Hume. Defendant made default; Clarkson to receive $70.76.  Page 106

In Covenant:  William Nash, assignee vs. Samuel Noe. Verdict for the defendant.  Page 107

In Case:  Elijah Porter vs. John Norton.  Casedismissed.  Page 107

In Case:  William Alexander by his next friend,Angus Alexander, vs. John Lawless.  Defendant plead not guilty.  Caseto continue to the next court.  Pages 108+

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate:  LewisMyers vs. Leonard Highfield.  Page 109

Petition:  Press G. Kennett vs. William Mountjoy. Case dismissed.  Page 109

Slander:  John McCann vs. Andrew Porter.  Casedismissed.  Page 107

 

Court of May 21, 1823

Chancery:  James Ward vs. Prue B. Hume.  Casedismissed.  Page 112

Debt:  David Clarkson, administrator of MichaelGlaves dec'd vs. Prue B. Hume and William Harrison.  Plaintiff agrees to"release the whole of the judgment in this case".  Verdict forthe defendants who are awarded $100.00 in damages.  Page 110

Divorce:  Elizabeth Byrnes vs. John Byrnes. Order that Elizabeth "be forever divorced" from John Byrnes. Page 112

 

Court of August 19, 1823

Grand Jury:  William Arnold, Goolsberry Childres, H.P. Childres, Joshua Childres, Major Childres, Robert Childres, Sen'r, WilliamChildres, Michael Hendrix, James How, George Oneal, James Reed, John Thomas,Geo. F. Wheeler, Bennett Williams, John Zinn.

Debt:  Samuel Noe vs. Zachariah Hogan; John Banksvs. Royal Tongate.  These two cases are dismissed.  Page 118

Debt:   Isom Collier vs. Lewis M. Simpson,administrator, and Lettice Simpson, adminx. of the estate of Sam'l Simpson,dec'd, and Wm Woodyard.  Case dismissed.  Page 119

Indictment:  Against Samuel Simpson for biting offthe ear of John Billitter.  Page 116

Indictment:  Against Edmund Simpson, John Lawlessand Uriah Chandler for an affray.  Page 116

Indictment:  Against Prue B. Hume and Jonas McKinleyfor an affray.  Page 116

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. WilliamColeman.  Case discharged.  Page 117

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. CharlesDaniels.  Case discharged.  Page 117

Presentment:  Against James Collins for failing toput up a finger board at the fork of the Falmouth and Parris Roads.  Page116

Slander:  William S. Moore vs. AndersonSimpson.  Verdict for Moore.  Page 119

Slander:  John P. Theobald vs. Henry Childres; JohnP. Theobald vs. William Childres; Prier Theobald vs. Henry P. Childers; PrierTheobald vs. William Childres.  All four of these cases are dismissed.
"Whereas a report has gotten into circulation that we, William Childres,and Henry P. Childres should have reported that John P. Theobald and PrierTheobald had attempted to rob a man who had put up at James Masterson's in GrantCounty in October, 1822...now we the undersigned do certify that although acertain David Adams stated to us that the said Theobalds did attempt to rob himat said Masterson's, that we told said Adams that we did not believe it, that hewas in error, and stated to said Adams that he had been affrighted from somecause they expected and had imagined this without the least ground for saidsuspicion.  That we told the said Theobalds, what this Adams had said andtold some of the neighbors as well.  But we do certify that we never did,nor now do not believe that the said Theobalds ever attempted to rob saidAdams....and that we believe them to be upright, honest and correct young men;.....we are sorry that if from any remark we should have made, that thecharacters of the said Theobalds shold be in any wise injured....." signed William Childres, and Henry P. Childres.

 

Court of August 20, 1823

Chancery:  John Arnold vs. William Arnold, JaneOwens, Richard Owens, Charity Banks, Salley Banks, Lynn Banks, Willie Banks andSamuel Banks - heirs of John Banks, dec'd.  Jane Owens is appointed specialguardian to Charity, Salley, Lynn, Willis and Samuel Banks, infants under theage of 21 years.  Page 126

Debt:  Lewis Gregory vs. Levi Ashbrook. Defendant acknowledges his debt of $80.00.  Page 122

Debt:  Wright Vandavier vs. Daniel Harris and JohnR. Hand.  Defendants made default; $125. is awarded to Vandavier. Page 121+

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of Ro. Johnson'sadministrators vs. William Stiles, i.e. James Leachman, tenant inpossession.  Page 123

Ejectment:  John Doe on demise of John Crittenden'sheirs vs. Richard Roe, i.e. Amos Ashcraft, tenant in possession.  Casedismissed.  Page 120

In Case:  For malicious prosecution:  WilliamS. Moore vs. Anderson Simpson.  Case dismissed.  Page 121

In Case:  William Alexander by his next friend AngusAlexander, vs. John Lawless.  Verdict for the defendant, Lawless. Pages 126+

In Covenant:  John Norton vs. Thomas Glasscock. Verdict for the plaintiff who is awarded $463.85 from Glasscock.  Page 124

In Traver and Conversion:  Barnett Woodyard vs.Daniel Harris.  Woodyard awarded $21.00.  Page 125

Petition:  James Arnold vs. NathanielHenderson.  Defendant acknowledges his debt of $84.50.  Page 120

Slander:  John Landrum vs. Elias Phillips. Case dismissed.  Page 126

 

Court of August 21, 1823

Grand Jury:  William Arnold, Harman Childres, MajorChildres, Robt Childres, William Crook, John Dance, Wm Evans, John Furguson,Phillip Gaugh, Dan'l Harrison, James Howe, John Mitts, Jacob New, Elijah Owens,Jas. Reed, Clement Theobald, Bennett Williams.

Debt:  Sarah Records, adminx. and William Recordsand James Records, administrators of Alex'r Records, dec'd vs. Israel Buskirkand Lewis Buskirk.  Defendants acknowledge their debt of $100.25. Page 132

Debt:  The President and Director of the Bank of theCommonwealth of Kentucky vs. Jesse Robinson and Henry Lawless.  Defendantsmade default, plaintiff awarded $60.00.  Page 136

Ejectment:  John Payne and John T. Johnson,administrators of Robt. Johnson, dec'd vs. William Stiles i.e. John Leachman,tenant in possession - plaintiff made default, defendants are awarded 150 lbs.of tobacco.  Page 134

In Covenant:  Isom Collier vs. William Woodyard. Collier awarded $55.59.  Page 135

In Detinne:  Elijah Porter vs. John Norton. Defendant made default; Porter to recover 50 lbs. of tobacco.  Page 133

Indictment:  Against William Harrison forchallenging to fight a duel.  Page 131

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. JamesCollins.  Case discharged.  Page 131

Trespass:  Hugh Payne vs. Benjamin Burrows. Defendant made default; Payne to recover 150 lbs of tobacco.  Page 133

Trespass:  James Arnold vs. John P. Lillard. Case dismissed.  Page 134

In Trespass for Malicious Prosecution:  John M.Foster vs. Prue B. Hume.  Case dismissed.  Page 135

 

Court of November 11, 1823

Chancery:  Holland & Co. vs. William Marksberry. Case dismissed.  Page 139

Chancery:  Prue B. Hume vs. Robert Sanders'heirs.  Deposition is to be taken from Bartlett Collins in the State ofMississippi.  Page 139

In Covenant:  William Arnold Sr. vs. Samuel E.Griffith.  Defendant acknowledges his debt of $130.201/2.  Page 138

Payment:  Lewis Myers is to be paid for committingThomas Alsop to jail and keeping him for two days.  Page 140

Payment:  Woodson Parish is to be paid forapprehending Thomas Alsop on a charge of felony and for apprehending John Dicksfor gambling on the Sabbath.  Page 140

 

Court of May 17, 1824

Grand Jury:  Tho's Beard, Ro. Childres, Sen'r, JohnCooper, Wm Evans, William Gibson, David Harman, Michael Hendricks, John Jump,Joseph Jump, Valentine Jump, Joseph Macklin, Michael Leonard, ChristopherNation, Clements Theobald, George F. Wheeler, Joseph Zinn.

Chancery:  John Arnold vs. William Arnold and others- Richard Owens is appointed guardian ad litem for Salley Banks, Lynn Banks,William Banks and Samuel Banks - infant heirs of John Banks. dec'd.  Pages141+

Debt:  William Bauer vs. John Marksberry. Defendant acknowledges his debt of $81.561/2.  Page 143

Indictment:  Against Charles Secrech forlarceny.  Page 141+

Indictment:  Against Anne Secrech for larceny. Page 141+

Indictment:  For an affray - Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. Edmond Simpson and John Lawless Jr.  Defendants plead notguilty.  Verdict:  Defendants are found guilty and are to pay fines of2 cents for Simpson and 1 cent for Lawless.  Pages 142+

Indictment:  For an affray - Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. Prue B. Hume and John McKinley.  Defendants plead notguilty.  Verdict:  Jury discharged and the case discontinued. Pages 146+

Motion:  Of Daniel M. Payne - Thomas Hubbard is tobe allowed to practice as an attorney at law in this court.  Page 141

Petition:  Andrew F. McMillan and James Coleman,executors and Esther McMillan, executrix of Samuel McMillan dec'd vs. WilliamArnold.  Defendant acknowledges his debt of $90.00.  Pages 146+

 

Court of May 18, 1824

Chancery:  John Holland and Royal Bettis, vs. WillieMarksberry.  Case dismissed.  Page 149

Chancery:  "Beard's heirs & C." vs.William Mountjoy's executors. - the defendant Sarah Beard produced heranswer.  Page 149

Chancery:  Henry Perkins and John Perkins vs. JamesSmith and others.  Defendants James C. Smith and Richard Perkins producedtheir answers.  Pages 150+

Chancery:  John Rowland vs. Moses Tibbs, JoshuaGrant and Ephraim Hopkins.  Defendants are not inhabitants ofKentucky.  Page 154

Charge of Felony:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Charles Secrech.  Defendant plead not guilty.  Verdict for thedefendant.  Page 152

Charge of Felony:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. AnneSecrech.  Defendant plead not guilty.  Verdict for thedefendant.  Page 152

Letter of Attorney:  From Richard Landrum, guardianof Boswell Landrum and George Landrum, to Joseph H. Marshall was produced incourt.  Page 153

Motion:  Henry Lawless and James Robinson vs. DanielHarrison, administrator and Polly Littell, adminx. of the estate of WilliamLittell, dec'd.  Defendants acknowledge their debt of $60.00.  Page151

Indictment For a Challenge to Fight a Duel: Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. William Harrison.  Defendant plead notguilty.  Verdict:  Defendant not guilty.  Pages 154+

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate: Preston Hampton vs. Phillip McBee.  Defendant plead not guilty. Verdict:  Jury could not agree on their verdict, the jury wasdischarged.  Pages 155+

Presentment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. SamuelKinman.  Presentment discharged.  Page 155

 

Court of May 19, 1824

Chancery:  William Arnold, guardian for CharityBanks vs. John Williams.  Suit dismissed.  Page 157

Covenant Broken:  Andrew F. McMillan and JamesColeman, executors and Esther McMillan, executrix of Sam'l McMillan dec'd vs.John Skirvin and Abasalom Skirvin.  Case dismissed.  Pages 169+

Debt:  James Arnold, assignee vs. Daniel Harrison,administrator, and Polley Littell, adminx. of Wm Littell, dec'd. Defendants made default; $490 is awarded to Arnold.  Pages 168+

Petition:  John Banks vs. Royal Tongate. Plaintiff Banks made default; Tongate is to recover 150 lbs. of tobacco. Page 157

Petition:  Charles Secrech vs. James Collins, JohnFurguson and Wm Woodyard.  Defendants made default; Secrech to recover$120.  Page 159

Petition:  The President and directors of the Bankof the Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. William Harrison, James Collins and WilliamArnold.  Defendants made default.  The bank is to recover #54 (poundsor $54.00?).  Page 160

Petition:  The President and directors of the Bankof the Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. James Collins, John Furguson and Richard A.Collins.  Defendants made default.  The bank is to recover $89. Pages 158+

Petition:  The President and directors of the Bankof the Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. James Childres, William Woodyard and BennettWilliams.  Defendants made default.  The bank is to recover $76. Pages 160+

Petition:  The President and directors of the Bankof the Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. James Reed, William Arnold and ReubenChildres.  Defendants made default.  The bank is to recover $61. Page 161

Petition:  William Arnold vs. Richard Owens andMartin Fugate.  Defendants made default; Arnold to recover $111.  Page162

Petition:  William Arnold vs. Woodson Parrish andLewis Meyers.  Defendants made default; Arnold to recover $76.12. Pages 162+

Petition:  William Arnold vs. Willie Marksberry. Defendant made default; Arnold to recover $100.  Page 163

Petition:  William Arnold vs. Prue Hume. Defendant made default; Arnold to recover $112.  Pages 163+

In Tres, vi et Armes:  Nathaniel Henderson vs. PrueHume.  Defendant pled not guilty.  Verdict for Henderson who is torecover 1 cent in damages.  Pages 164+

In Tres, vi et Armes:  Ephraim Tongate and Nancy hiswife vs. John Childres.  Verdict for Tongates who are awarded $75 indamages.  Page 165.

In Tres, vi et Armes:  William Harrison vs. Prue B.Hume.  Defendant plead not guilty.  Verdict for Harrison who isawarded $3 in damages.  Pages 166+

 

Court of May 20, 1824

Chancery:  Lewis Myers vs. Leonard Highfield. Case dismissed.  Page 173

Divorce:  John Arnold vs. Betsey Arnold.  Sheis not an inhabitant of this State.  Page 172

Ejectment:  Moses Tibbs vs. James Reed, WilliamCoonrod and others.  Commissioners appointed to valueimprovements......said improvements include a dwelling house, a log cabin, corncrib, barn, 8064 rails, 10 acres of "deadning" fruit trees and 28acres of cleared land.  Page 170

Malicious Prosecution:  Charles Secrech vs. LeviFleming.  Case dismissed.  Page 173

Replevin:  William Dance vs. James Collins. Verdict for the defendant who is to recover the Negro "John". Page 173

 

Court of August 16, 1824

Grand Jury:    Ichabod Ashcraft, LawrenceBuskirk, Joseph Childres, Major Childres, Robert Childres, Sr., William Coleman,Ralph Collins, John Cooper, Phillip Gaugh, David Harman, Michael Hendrix, JamesHowe, Joseph Jump, William Porter, Clement Theobald, Bennett Williams.

On Appeal From the Judgment of a Magistrate: Preston Hampton vs. Philip McBee.  Page 179

In Case:   Minus Radcliffe vs. LewisSimpson.  Case dismissed.  Page 177

In Detinue:  Elijah Porter vs. John Norton - It isordered that an attachment be ordered against the body of William McKinney,direct to Butler County.  (No state is given)  Pages 176+

For a Recognizance:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Milton White. - a legal term is used here, referring to Campbell County. Page 177

For a Recognizance:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.William Allphin - the defendant did not appear in court; plaintiff, the state ofKentucky is awarded $50.00.  Page 177+

Letter of Attorney:  From Richard Landrum, guardian for BoswellLandrum and George Landrum, to Joseph Childres is issued.  Page 176

 

Court of August 17, 1824

Grand Jury Replacements:  Nicholas Curry and RichardOwens replaced David Harman and Lawrence Buskirk.

In Case:  John White Vs. Reuben Bingham.  Casedismissed.  Page 182

In Case:  Henry Case vs. W. C. Kennett, ex't andPhebe ex'trix of William Mountjoy dec'd.  Verdict for the plaintiff who isawarded $166.731/2.  Pages 183+

In Debt:  William Arnold vs. William C. Kennett,ex't and Phebe ex'trix of William Mountjoy dec'd.  Defendants Kennett andMountjoy defaulted; Arnold was awarded $75.00.  Pages 181+

Indictment:  Against Crain & Simpson for anaffray.  Pages 180+

Indictment:  Against Wm. Points for assault. Pages 180+

Indictment:  Against Prue B. Hume for assault. Pages 180+

Indictment:  Against James P. Hume forassault.  Pages 180+

 

Court of August 19, 1824

Battery:  William Fugate vs. Jeremiah Crook. Crook plead not guilty.  Verdict for Fugate who is awarded 92 cents indamages.  Page 189

In Case:  John Crook vs. Wm. Mountjoy'sexecutors.  Case dismissed.  Page 188

In Case:  William M. Nash vs. Wm. C. Kennett, ex'tand Phebe ex'trix of William Mountjoy dec'd.  Verdict for the plaintiff whowas awarded $59.74 in damages.  Pages 189+

Chancery:  James Collins vs. Charles Secrech. Injunction dismissed, defendant to recieve $25.00 in damages.  Page 185

Chancery:  William Arnold, Sen'r vs. James Grant,Moses Tibbs, Arch'd Grant.  Said James Grant and Moses Tibbs did not appearin court; they are not inhabitants of this state.  A copy of this order tobe printed in a newspaper and said defendants have until next October to appearin court.  Case continued to the next court.  Pages 186+

In Covenant:  Prue B. Hume vs. Wm. C. Kennett,executor and Thos. Craig, co-ex'r and Phebe Craig, late Mountjoy, ex'trix andJohn Mountjoy heir at law of Wm. Mountjoy dec'd.  Verdict for the plaintiffwho is awarded $56.74.  Page 191  On Page 192 the plaintiff awardedanother $15.00 in this case.

In Covenant:  William Arnold vs. Samuel Noe. Case dismissed.  Page 185

Debt:  William Bonar vs. Bennett Williams. Defendant made default; plaintiff is to recover $216.00.  Page 186

Debt:  William Bonar vs. William Woodyard. Defendant made default; plaintiff is to recover $88.75 .  Page 186

 

Court of August 20, 1824

In Case:  James Wallace vs. William Arnold. Case dismissed.  Page 199

Chancery:   Phineas T. Seely vs. John Young,John Phillips, James Carnahan, Benjamin Lodge, John Carnahan, James McElhattenand Austin Seely.   Defendants failed to appear in court.  Theyare not inhabitants of this state; they must appear in court by nextNovember.  Page 195

Chancery:   Bennett Williams vs. WilliamBonar.  Page 201+

Suit:  Jeremiah Crook vs. William Fugate. Defendant pled not guilty.  Verdict:  The jury was withdrawn when theycould not agree on a verdict.  Page 202

In Covenant:  Jacob H. Holt vs. J. H. Pobet andThomas Henderson.  Said J. J. Pobet is not an inhabitant of thisstate.  Henderson did not appear in court; Holt is to recover$150.00.  Pages 196+

On Lei:  John Alloway vs. Daniel Harrison and PolleyLittell, adminr. and admix. of Wm. Littell, dec'd.  Defendants did notappear in court.  They are to pay $60.00 +$80.00 to the plaintiff. Pages 197+

Petition:  Wm. C. Kennett, executor and PhebeMountjoy, ex'trix of William Mountjoy dec'd, vs. William Arnold and Wm. M.Nash.  Verdict:  Plaintiff is to recover $65.60 from thedefendants.  Page 199

Petition:  George Bass Vs. Royal Tongate. Defendant did not appear in court; plaintiff Bass is to recover $114.50. Pages 200+

 

Court of November 8, 1824

Grand Jury:  Acklin DeHart, James Edwards, PhillipGaugh, John Hannan, William Huffman, Moses Jacobs, Samuel Kinman, John C.Masterson, Jacob Mitts, John Mitts, George O'Neal, Elijah Owens, Geo. F.Wheeler, Bennett Williams, Jesse Wilson, John Zinn.

Indictment:  Against Michael Goddard, John Goddardand William Harrison.  Pages 204+

License:  William Frazier, James F. Robinson, EuclidJohn and Uriel B. chambers produced in court their licenses as "counsellorsand attornies" at law.  Page 205

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.William Points.  Verdict:  Points is found guilty and fined$7.00.  Pages 206+

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Joseph Zinn.  Pages 205 & 206

To Keep the Peace:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.Jordan Hill and James Hill.  Pages 205 & 206

 

Court of November 9, 1824

In Case:  John Masterson and James Masterson vs.Griffin P. Theobald - land controversy - dismissed.  Pages 209+

Indictment:  Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. Prue B.Hume.  Case dismissed.  Page 209

Indictment:   Against Reuben Bingham forretailing spirituous liquors without a license.  Pages 210+

Indictment:   Against John Furguson, overseerof part of the Withers Mill Road.  Pages 210+

Indictment:   Against Valentine Jump, overseerof the Withers Mill Road.  Pages 210+

Indictment:   Against William Crain, ThomasCrain and Johnson Crain for vagrancy.  Pages 210+

Felony:   Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. MichaelGoddard, John Goddard and William Harrison - defendants pled not guilty. Jury trial.  Pages 211+

 

Court of November 10, 1824

In Case:  Jesse Robinson and Henry Lawless vs.Daniel Harrison, admin'r, and Polly Littell admix. of W. Littell dec'd andothers.....defendants are named as Salley Littell, Ally Littell, Milky Littell,Elizabeth Littell, Polley Littell and George Littell heirs at law of WilliamLittell dec'd.  Defendants failed to appear in court, they are notinhabitants of this state, they are ordered to appear before the court beforenext May.  Pages 213+

In Case:  James Arnold vs. Daniel Harrison, admin'r,and Polly Littell admix. of W. Littell dec'd and others.....defendants are namedas Salley Littell, Ally Littell, Milky Littell, Elizabeth Littell, PolleyLittell and George Littell heirs at law of William Littell dec'd. Defendants failed to appear in court, they are not inhabitants of this state,they are ordered to appear before the court before next May.  Pages 214+

In Case:   William Arnold vs. Jacob Johnson -defendant did not appear in court; Arnold to recover $75.00 from Johnson. Pages 217+

In Case: William Hogan vs. John Mangold.  Casedismissed.  Page 218

In Case:   William Fugate and Hannah his wifevs. Jeremiah Crook and Jenny his wife and Jesse Woodyard and Elizabeth hiswife.  Case dismissed.  Page 219

In Case:   Jeremiah Crook vs. WilliamFugate.  Case dismissed.  Page 220

In Case:   William Harrison vs. John Charlesand Henry Hoover.  Case dismissed.  Page 221

In Chancery:  William Harrison vs. Prue B.Hume.  Case dismissed.  Pages 215-216

In Chancery:  Samuel Wilson vs. Prue B. Hume. Case dismissed.  Pages 215-216

Ejectment:  Daniel M. Payne or Daniel McPayne vs.Zaddock Hawkins, Ezekiel Hill, James Fallenash, Robert Lowe, Joseph Zinn andJohn Hill - tenants in possession.  Affidavit of Ralph Collins ispresented.  Defendants did not appear in court.  Pages 225+

Debt:   Mary Stafford, adminx. of the estate ofWm. Stafford dec'd vs. Wesley Tully.  Defendant did not appear incourt.  Complaintant awarded $75.00.  Page 217

Debt:  Thomas Craig and Phebe his wife late PhebeMountjoy vs. William Harrison, William Woodyard and John Marksberry. Defendants did not appear in court.  Plaintiffs to recover$150.121/2.  Page 218

Debt:  William Arnold vs. John M. Foster. Defendant defaulted; Arnold awarded $159.00.  Page 220

Debt:  James Ashcraft vs. Daniel Harris and WilliamHuffman.  Defendants defaulted; Ashcraft is awarded $58.50.  Page 220

Felony:   Commonwealth of Kentucky vs.MichaelGoddard, John Goddard and Wm. Harrison. Verdict:  Not guilty.  Page222

Indictment:   Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. William Crain and Edmund Simpson.  Defendants areguilty.  Crain fined $5.00; Simpson fined 1cent.  Page 221

Indictment:   Commonwealth ofKentucky vs.Prue B. Hume.  Hume pled not guilty.  Verdict: Guilty, fined 82 cents.  Page 223

Indictment:   Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. James P. Hume.  Hume pled not guilty.  Jury could notagree as to their verdict.  Page 224

Indictment:   Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. James P. Hume.  Hume pled not guilty.  Jury could notreach a verdict.  Page 226 +

In Replevin:  Thomas Thornberry and Joseph Henallyvs. William Harrison and Willie Marksberry.  Case dismissed.  Page 22`

In Replevin:  Michael Goddard vs. Asa Valandingham. Case dismissed.  Page 225

 

Court of November 11, 1824

Verdict:  In the case of Commonwealth ofKentucky vs. James P. Hume.  Hume pled not guilty.  Page 226 +. James P. Hume found guilty, fined 21 cents.  Page 229

In Case:  Elijah Porter vs. John Norton.  Page230 +; Page 234 shows the jury was discharged; the case was continued to thenext court.

On Petition:  James M. Gains vs. Joseph Marshall andJacob Lattimore.  A summons is issued to the sheriff of Boone County. Case appealed to the next court.  Page 235

 

Court of November 12, 1824

Chancery:  Thomas Henderson vs. Jacob H. Holt andJohn Pendergrast.  Pendergrast failed to appear in court, he is not aninhabitant of this state.  It is ordered that he appear before the Aprilcourt.  Pages 235 +

Payment:   To Lewis Myers, jailor, for guardingWm. Crain in the jail of Grant County.  Page 235

Payment:  To the following for guarding MichaelGoddard and John Goddard and William Harrison:  John M. Foster, JohnFurguson, Barnett Odey, John James, Morgan Simpson, Sam'l Simpson and Sam'lTongate.  Page 236

Oath:  Edmond F. Vawter took the oath to qualify as anattorney at law in this court.  Page 234

 

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