Transcript of Proceedings, Murder, 18 July 1839 [Extradition of JS et al. for Treason and Other Crimes]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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At a circuit court began and held for State of Missouri on Monday the twenty-second day of April in the year Eighteen hundred and thirty-nine the following proceedings were had. To wit:
[“]State of Missouri)
County of )
5th Judicial Circuit)
Be it remembered that at a circuit court began and held at the [co]urt house in the Town of in the County of on Monday the 22d day of April 1839 being the fourth monday in said month before the Hon. Commissioned & assigned to hold the Courts in said : Benjamin J. Brown, Esquire high Sheriff in and for said returned into open Court, the s writ of to him directed executed on James Holman [Will]iam W. Clements, Thos L. D. W. Shaw [illegible] Sile, William Hockinsmith Lewis [illegible] Joseph Cravin, Jesse Levault Randolph [Mc]Donald, William Hill, John Clevinger, Robert Prichard, John H. Smith William Cox, John Shackleford, John Davis, Thomas Hamilton & William Jeffreys all of whom appeared being good and lawful men of said : James Holman was appointed foreman who together with his fellow Jurors being duly sworn as the law requires as a grand inquirie for the state of and for the body of the County of after having received their charge from the Court [p. 1]
At a circuit court began and held for State of Missouri on Monday the twenty-second day of April in the year Eighteen hundred and thirty-nine the following proceedings were had. To wit:
“State of Missouri)
County of )
5th Judicial Circuit)
Be it remembered that at a circuit court began and held at the court house in the Town of in the County of on Monday the 22d day of April 1839 being the fourth monday in said month before the Hon. Commissioned & assigned to hold the Courts in said : Benjamin J. Brown, Esquire high Sheriff in and for said returned into open Court, the s writ of to him directed executed on James Holman William W. Clements, Thos L. D. W. Shaw Sile, William Hockinsmith Lewis Joseph Cravin, Jesse Levault Randolph McDonald, William Hill, John Clevinger, Robert Prichard, John H. Smith William Cox, John Shackleford, John Davis, Thomas Hamilton & William Jeffreys all of whom appeared being good and lawful men of said : James Holman was appointed foreman who together with his fellow Jurors being duly sworn as the law requires as a grand inquirie for the state of and for the body of the County of after having received their charge from the Court [p. 1]
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