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Court Minutes, 1843 -- State Cases


Transcribed by Jan Johnson Barnes
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TSL&A Microfilm #50
Sumner County Clerk Minutes
February 1843-June 1846

June 22, 1843  
Page 45

State vs. David Vance
For an affray

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendant in discharge of his recognances who upon being charged pleads not guilty and for his trial puts himself upon the county and the attorney general for the state doth the like whereupon came a Jury of good and lawful men to wit Stephen R. Gilliam William Link Senr. Samuel Clenny William Franklin James Gwin Asa Hassell Humphry Bate Abram Bradley Humphry Mires Samuel Bradley Sandford Bickenstaff & Burnice Bender who being elected tried and sworn to will and truly try the issue of travers? between the state and said defendant upon their oath do say that the defendant is guilty in manner & form as charged in the bill of indictment. It is therefore considered by the court that defendant make his fine and the costs of the prosecution by the payment of five dollars and that he stand committed until the fine and costs be paid or secured whereupon Jo. C. Guild in open court acknowledges himself the security of the defendant and agrees that execution may issue against him together with said defendant for the fine and costs of aforesaid which is ordered accordingly.

Page 45
State vs. David Allen Ind't for Tipling
State vs. Preston Graves Ind't for an affray
State vs. Sally Strother Ind't for Tipling 2 cases
State vs. Alford Granger Ind't for an affray
State vs. N. Vanhook Ind't for Tipling 2 cases
State vs. E. Vanhook Ind't for Tipling 2 cases

This day came Geo. W. Allen attorney general and with leaves of the court entered a Nole Proseque in the above cases whereupon it is ordered by the court that the county of Sumner pay the states costs when allowed by the county court.

 Page 46
June 22, 1843

State v. Alexander P. Yourie & Thomas G. Moss
Gaming

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendant who after being charged plead not Guilty and for their trial put themselves upon the county and the attorney general for the state doth the like whereupon came a jury of good and lawful men to wit William W. Wetheread Talbot Hossley? Absalom D. Bugg James Chartlon James House Samuel F. Schell Joseph Kirkpatrick Peter Kittering William P. Smith William Shaw Zebulon P. Cantrell and Jacob Beason who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon to will and truly try the issue of travers? between the state and said defendant upon their oath do say that the defendants are guilty as charged in the bill of Indictment. It is therefore considered by the court that said defendants make their fine by the payment of Seven dollars and fifty cents each and the costs of this prosecution and that they stand committed until the fine & costs be paid or secured. Thereupon Jo. C. Guild acknowledges himself the security of said defendants and agrees that execution may issue against him together with law defendants for the fine and costs of aforesaid which is ordered accordingly.

State vs. Jefferson Love
Gaming

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendant who pleads guilty to the charge and submits to the judgment of the court. Whereupon it is considered by the court that defendant make his fine by the payment of five dollars and the costs of this prosecution and that he stand committed until the fine & costs be paid or secured whereupon Hiram Love became the security of said defendant and agrees that execution may issue against him together with said defendant for the fine & costs aforesaid which is ordered accordingly.

 State vs. Lawrence Daughtery
Tipling

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendant who upon being charged pleads not guilty and for his trial puts himself upon the county and the attorney general doth the like whereupon came a jury of good and lawful men to wit Charles J. Grim John A. Littleton Geo W. Terry Thomas White John Dickerson Page Parker David Byrns Wesley Malone Thomas T. Sanders John M. Henly Orange B. Beardin and John Rutherford who being elected tried and sworn to will and truly try the issue of traves between the state and said defendant upon their oath do say that said defendant is guilty as charged in the bill of Indictment. It is therefore considered by the court that said defendant make his fine by the payment of five dollars and the costs of the prosecution and that he stand committed until the fine & costs be paid or secured.

 State vs. McIntosh Averett
Assault & Battery

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendant who pleads guilty to the charge and submits to the Judgment of the court. Whereupon it is considered by the court that said defendant make his fine by the payment of Ten dollars and the costs of the prosecution and that he stand committed until the fine and costs be paid or secured and thereupon John Y. Roper and Doctor P. Hart became the securities of said defendant and agree that execution may issue against them together with said defendant for the fine and costs aforesaid which is ordered accordingly.

 Page 47

State vs. Alexander Williams & James N. Malone
Affray

This day came as will the attorney general as the said defendants who plead guilty to the charge and submit to the Judgment of the court Whereupon it is considered by the court that defendants make their fine by the payment of five dollars each and the costs of this prosecution and that they stand committed until the fine and costs be paid or secured Whereupon Jo. C. Guild became the security of Alex'r Williams and Jo. W. Baldridge became the security of Jo N. Malone and agree that execution may issue against them respectively together with said defendants for the fine and costs aforesaid which is ordered accordingly.

 

State Vs. Eli White

This day came as well the attorney general as the said defendant in discharge of his recognisonce returned into open court a schedule of all his property and effects of every kind and description amongst which was a note for ten dollars on J. M. Tinsley, which is surrendered to the court and prays to be discharged. Whereupon the defendant having taken the oath prescribed by law, the act of assent ?, in such cases and the court being satisfied of the utter insolvency of said defendant it is ordered by the court that said defendant be discharged and it is further ordered by the court that the proceeds of the note surrendered by said defendant be applied to the payment of the fine & costs of the prosecution and that the county of Sumner pay so much of the state costs as shall not be made by said note when allowed by the county court.

 And the grand Jury Returned into open court and presented an indictment against Noah Philips for an assault & batter endorsed by William Franklin foreman of the grand Jury a true bill and returned to consider of further presentments.


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