Wilkinson County, Mississippi
Court Minutes - 7 April 1823
 

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Wilkinson county, Mississippi court minutes 1822-1824
LDS microfilm # 0877088
continued

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7 April 1823 court began
present:  Thomas H. Proper presiding justice and Edward McGehee Esqr and associate justice  Hugh Connell sheriff and Benjamin Eccles, Clerk

order that William Miller be appointed a constable for the Fort Adams beat upon his entering into bond as prescribed by Law

Jas E. Waller vs John Brown  the defendant came to court, confesses judgment, stay of execution six weeks

James Hunter vs James Reid judgment confessed for amount of note and interest

the state vs Dave  ordered that Robe m Gill be appointed counsel for the
prisoner

the state vs Dave  ordered the court that Nicholas Dorsey be appointed
prosecuting attorney in this case

J. L. counsel vs Fugua and Shaffer  continued by consent

Jesse H Cartwright vs Alex Ardry  dismissed at cost of appellee

J.K. Cook vs Wm. F. J. Nicholson  continued by consent

John Hudey  vs Wm Grayson  judgment for five dollars thirty one and one fourth cents and cost of suit

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Dan’l Keith vs Geo Huff  judgment of nonprofs? ss?

Jesse Rhea vs James S Waide  continued

Wm G. Sims vs Wm Collins  judgment of non profs?

Wm F. Noland vs Edm a Ginn  continued

Jos G Smith vs John Stevens  dismissed at defendants cost

James L. Read vs R. B. Hammett  dismissed improperly on the  docket

E.  Therrell vs R.B. Hammitt  dismissed improperly on the docket

Frances Keller vs John Cowen  judgment by default final for amount of note and interest

John Pears  vs Isaac Williams
whereupon there came a jury to wit:
1. William E. Davis
2. Henry Quine
3.  William Ellis
4. Wm Bell
5. Isaac Mallott
6. Arthur Daniel
7. James Bailey
8.  Henry Nicholson
9.  Davis Pool
10. Wm M.Alexander
11. Matthew Bethany
12.  Lemuel Miles
up on their oath do say we of the jury do find for the plaintiff the sum of
thirty one dollars and fifty cents and cost of court

Huff & Waller vs F. B. J. Hadley  judgment confessed for twelve dollars sixty two and one half cents

Coe and Smith  vs James Nicholson  judgment  by the default final for amount of note and interest

James Wison vs Barry F Palmer  judgment for cost

Rich’d Terrell vs Geo Huff  judgment confessed for amount of note and interest

Tho’s Aspinall vs Josiah Kean  judge by default for amount of note and interest

Joseph G Smith vs John King  dismissed each party paying half cost

Coe and Smith vs Geo Huff  dismissed each party paying half cost

Adolph Stern vs Geo Huff  plea withdrawn and judgment by default

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Thos Aspinall vs Jas A. E. Phelps  plea withdrawn and judgment by default for amount of note and interest, stay of execution three months.

Thos Appinall vs John Smith judgment by default, for amount of note and interest

John Brown vs John Barndt  continued

John S Wilson vs Susanah Boyd  judgment by default final for note and interest

Thos Aspinall vs Rich’d Courtney  judgment by default final for amount of note and interest stay of execution one month

Thos Aspinall & co vs for T. Aspinall, Elen Case,   judgment by default final for amount of interest and note
there were 3 suits for the above and the same judgment as above in each

Thos. G Smith  vs John Cowen  Judge by default final for amount of note and interest

Thomas Aspinall vs Strother Gina judgment by default final for amount of note and interest

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James Reid vs Isaac Willliams  same as in case Peay? vs Williams upon their oath we say we of the jury do find for the plaintiff the sum of forty dollars

Hunter use of Woods vs John C. Quick  same as in case of Peay?  vs Williams

ordered by the court that Harvey Bowling be appointed a constable for Captain Browns beat upon his entering unto bond

George Huff vs Zabina Raymond plea withdrawn and judgment by default

Ordered by the court that Harvey Wright be appointed a constable for Captain Ellis beat

ordered by court that Stewart Cole be appointed a constable for Captain Coles beat upon his entering into bond

Thos G Smith vs John Southern  judgment by default final for amount of note and interest

Slack and Rainy vs Wm H Ruffing judgment confessed by attorney for twenty five dollars

Uriah McCandle vs Jesse H. Cartwight  judgment by default final for amount of note and int..

Thos Aspinall vs Elizabeth Richardson judgment by default final for amount of note and interest

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Robert B. Hammett vs Geo Huff  dismissed each party paying half

the state vs John Comer  ordered that the fine in the case at July term be set aside

Ordered Samuel W.Lewis be recommended as a suitable person for appointment of notary public for the town of Fort Adams

Moses Miles, gift of deed to daughter to his daughter Nancy Cason on the on the 6th day of Nov. 1822

the state vs John A. Shaw  ordered by the court that the fine imposed on the dependent at the July Term as a defaulting juror be set aside

Ordered by the court that a tavern license be granted to Stewart Cole

ordered by the court that Frances Gildart be recommended as  suitable person for the office of Justice of the peace for Captain Seymore’s beat
.

Ordered that the court be adjourned until tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock  Th. H. Proper


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