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1834-36 Circuit Court Minutes

Circuit Court Minutes, 1826-36

Notes from 1826-1836 Circuit Court Book, (Records Book 1), Bibb County, AL

Compiled (February 1993) and submitted by Jacquelyn Cox Otts

I hope these notes will provide clues as to the location of these people during this period of time. I have no legal training. I have attempted to keep the spelling of the names as I saw them in the records. A special thank you to C. Y. Thomas for his encouragement in this endeavor.

Harry W. Pitts vs David L. Brown (Slander) - Spring Term 1834 (pages 317-318)

Brown said Pitts committed perjury. Pitts asked for $5,000 damages. Larkin Furgerson, Esq., Justice of Peace in Bibb County. R. McElroy attorney for plaintiff. Pitts asked that suit be dismissed at his costs.



David Resinger? vs Henry Rice - Spring Term 1834 (pages 319-320)

Promissory note signed by Henry Rice, attested by William Caddle. Ezekeil Pickens and James B. Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff represented by attorney asked that suit be dismissed on 17 March 1834.



Thomas T. Smith vs Wilkins Deshazo, William B. Norris and James Wilson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 320-321)
Promissory note signed by Deshazo, Norris and Wilson. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff represented by attorney asked that suit be dismissed 24 March 1834.



Benjamin Glascock vs Catharine Glascock, administrator - Spring Term 1834 (pages 315-316)

Catharine Glascock, administrator of Calvin Glascock, deceased. R. McElroy attorney for Benjamin Glascock. Action brought to recover $500 for work and labor, goods and merchandise. Plaintiff asked that suit be dismissed 10 March 1834.



John Milton Glascock vs Catharine Glasscock, administrator of Calvin Glascock, deceased (pages 316-317)

Action brought to recover $50 bill payable in Nashville, TN. R. McElroy attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff asked that suit be dismissed 12 March 1834.



Harry W. Pitts vs David L. Brown (Slander) - Spring Term 1834 (pages 317-318)

Brown said Pitts committed perjury. Pitts asked for $5,000 damages. Larkin Furgerson, Esq., Justice of Peace in Bibb County. R. McElroy attorney for plaintiff. Pitts asked that suit be dismissed at his costs.



David Resinger? vs Henry Rice - Spring Term 1834 (pages 319-320)

Promissory note signed by Henry Rice, attested by William Caddle. Ezekeil Pickens and James B. Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff represented by attorney asked that suit be dismissed on 17 March 1834.



Thomas T. Smith vs Wilkins Deshazo, William B. Norris and James Wilson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 320-321)

Promissory note signed by Deshazo, Norris and Wilson. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff represented by attorney asked that suit be dismissed 24 March 1834.



John B. Pendleton vs James Moore - Spring Term (page 321)

Promissory note dated 8 May 1833 signed by James Moore payable to Benjamin Camp or holder in the amount of $600. L. Kennedy attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff's attorney asked that suit be dismissed __ March 1834.



James A. Durham vs Hardy Johnson and James W. Davis - Spring Term 1834 (pages 322-323)

Promissory note signed 29 April 1831 by Hardy Johnson and James W. Davis. Young and Goode attorney for plaintiff.



John M. Wilson vs James M. Powell? - Spring Term 1834 (pages 323-329)

Action brought by Wilson to recover sum of $1,000 damages because Powell had accused him of stealing his hogs. Lewis Kennedy attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker Sheriff. On 29 March 1832 Powell told Justice of Peace Ransom McElroy that plaintiff had stolen his hogs. Wilson was arrested and found not guilty. Judgment rendered 25 March 1834. Wilson to recover damages in the sum of $8.00 and his costs.



Richard H. Duncan vs Jonathan Potts - Spring Term 1834 (pages 329-336)

Cause of action: Defendant took possession of plaintiff's property by force. In Spring Term 1832 plaintiff Richard H. Duncan was to take nothing by his suit and defendant Jonathon Potts was to recover from plaintiff his costs. Case went before Supreme Court 8 October 1832. On 18 July 1833 judgment rendered that Circuit Court decision be nul and case remanded to Circuit Court for further proceedings. Sullivan and McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Freeman, Pickens, and Clark, attorney for defendant. Bond signed by Richard H. Duncan and Daniel Sneed. Jury: Young Goodwin and eleven others. Judgment rendered 25 March 1834. Plaintiff to recover from defendant sum of $22 damages and costs.



Wilkins Deshazo vs James W. Davis - Spring Term 1834 (pages 336-337)

Action brought by Deshazo against Davis for receiving and taking as sheriff illegal fees amounting to $125. John W. Paul attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff asked that suit be dismissed. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. 25 March 1834.



William Fitts vs William E. Sawyers - Spring Term 1834 (pages 337-342)

James Welch security for plaintiff. Fitts entitled to one half of profits arising from the use and occupation of land for grist mill (E½SW¼ sec. 15, T. 23, R. 11 E.). Fitts had sued in December 1832. Sawyer says Fitts has no right to bring suit as there is a case pending before the Supreme Court of Alabama. Sullivan and McElroy attorneys for Fitts. O. K. Freeman, attorney for defendant. Jury of George Leath and 11 others fined for defendant March 1834



Alfred Tau----s and William Tau-----s vs Basel Woolley - Spring Term 1834 (pages 342-344)

On 14 February 1883 Woolley was possessed of a certain sorrel horse which was "unsound and good for nothing." He wanted to purchase from plaintiff a negro woman slave for $500 and certain other horse at the price of $40. Plaintiff being ignorant of the unsoundness of the defendant's horse bargained and sold to defendant said slave for $500 and horse for $40 and to take in payment defendant's horse at the price of $125. On 31 May 1833 parties represented by their attorneys appeared in court. Plaintiff failed to give security for cost. Court dismissed suit and defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. Pickens and Clarke, attorney for plaintiff.



Arthur Avery and Thomas Avery vs John Henry and Benagah L. Camp - Spring Term 1834 (pages 344-348)

Averys stated that they had lost cattle (8 cows, 8 calves, and 2 beef cattle) and had asked Camp to return cattle. He had not. O. K. Freeman attorney for plaintiff. Camp stated that cattle were sold at public auction as the property of John McDaniel by David Resinger, a constable, as ordered by Ransom McElroy, Justice of the Peace, to settle action brought by Henry and Camp against John McDaniel for the sum of $49.93 3/4. R. McElroy, attorney for defendant. Jury: Moab Martin and 11 others. Defendant found not guilty and to recover his costs from plaintiff. 26 March 1834.



John Lockhart & Co. vs Thomas Glass - Spring Term 1834 (pages 348-351)

John Lockhart, surviving partner of Alexander Lockhart, deceased. Action brought to recover three promissory notes signed by Thomas Glass. Henry C. Lea, attorney for Lockhart. James Majour signed as security for Thomas Glass. Plaintiff to recover from defendant. 24 March 1834.



Henry Moffett vs Henry Youngblood - Spring Term 1834 (pages 352-353)

Promissory note not paid. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $103.32. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



Hiram Bates vs James Honeycutt - Spring Term 1834 (pages 353-354)

Action brought to recover $250 for work and labor done and performed by plaintiff for defendant. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. David S. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. Lindsey Rucker Deputy Clerk. R. Parker, Sheriff. Parties represented by attorneys appeared in court. Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Court ruled that the defendant should recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



Nimrod S. Underwood vs Abington F. Smith - Spring Term 1834 (pages 354-356)

Action brought by plaintiff to recover a yoke of oxen valued at $50, marked with a smooth cross in each ear and a ---- in each ear and each one of a brindle color. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Ordered by the court that defendant should recover his cost from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



Ruth Tucker and Samuel W. Davidson, administrator of estate of John Tucker, deceased, vs Joshua Lewis, Daniel E. Watrous and Samuel Lewis - Spring Term 1834 (pages 356-358)

Promissory note in the amount of $170. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker, Sheriff. John Tucker died intestate. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $187 damages and costs. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



Crawford and Hind vs Robert B. Pate - Spring Term 1834 (pages 358-359)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners in trade. Promissory note for $93.09. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



John B. Doss? vs Nathan Tabaur - Spring Term 1834 (pages 360-362)

Promissory note for $50 from defendant to Alfred Brown and assigned by Brown to plaintiff. Note dated 14 August 1828 and due 25 December. R. McElroy and O. K. Freeman, attorney for plaintiff. Jury: Young Goodwin and 11 others. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 28 March 1834.



Crawford & Hinds vs George Howard - Spring Term 1834 (pages 362-364)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners in trade. Promissory note for sum of $71.81 payable to plaintiff. R. McElroy attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $75.91 and his costs. Judgment rendered 26 March 1834.



Richmond Davidson vs James M. Coker - Spring Term 1834 (page 364)

Action brought by plaintiff to recover damages in the amount of $1,000 for an assault and battery committed on the body of the plaintiff. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Parties represented by their attorneys asked that suit be dismissed. Plaintiff to recover his costs from defendant. 28 March 1834.



Jessee Lolley vs Vincent Garner - Spring Term 1834 (page 365)

Promissory note. L. Kennedy attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff dismissed his suit and defendant assumed payment of costs.



Eli George vs Virgil H. Tillery - Spring Term 1834 (page 365-369)

"This action is brought to recover of the defendant Virgil H. Tillery a certain negro man slave named Abram and supposed to be worth eight hundred dollars taken forceable by the said Tillery and detained from the plaintiff his rightful owner . . . on the 22 day of January A.D. 1833." Lea attorney for plaintiff. Fedrick James, Acting Justice of the Peace. D. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. R. Parker, Sheriff. Bond for costs given by Eli George, Stewart George, and Elias George. Plaintiff represented by his attorney dismissed his suit. 24 March 1834.



Harvey W. Ellis vs James Page and Willis Brown - Spring Term 1834 (pages 369-371)

Promissory note executed by defendant to plaintiff on 11 March 1831 for the sum of $55. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear in court. Plaintiff to recover $58.83 and his cost. Judgment rendered 24 March 1834.



John Wood, Jr., vs Alexander Hill - Spring Term 1834 (page 371)

Action instituted to recover of defendant $55 with interest from the 8th day of October 1825 being the price of a horse. Nicks? and Freeman, attorney for plaintiff. Pickens and Clarke attorneys for defendant. Jury: Young Goodwin and 11 others. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $91.54 and his costs. Judgment rendered ____ March 1834.



Richard Foster vs James Wilson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 374-375)

Action brought by plaintiff to recover damages for defendant illegally taking from him two cows and one calf. Wilson says the cattle were sold at auction by order of court. Property was that of Daniel Merchant and not Richard Foster. R. McElroy attorney for plaintiff. Kennedy, attorney for defendant. Defendant to recover his cost of defense from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



Hugh Henry vs John Henry - Spring Term 1834 (pages 375-377)

John Henry to appear before Ransom McElroy, Justice of Peace, on 8 March 1834 at 10:00 to answer to the complaint of Hugh Henry, overseer of the first precinct on the state road leading from Centreville to Montgomery of a plea of debt of $15 for failing to work on said road. Bond signed by John Henry and Benaga L. Camp as security. Parties represented by their attorneys, and "the case now being understood by the court it is considered by the court that the defendant be discharged and go hence." Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



Crawford and Hinds vs. John H. Logan - Spring Term 1834 (pages 377-380)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Judgment was rendered against Ichabod Henderson. He had not paid a debt and could not be found. John H. Logan considered liable since he was security for Henderson. Alfred Moore, Constable. Ransom McElroy, Justice of the Peace. Freeman and Clark, attorney for defendant. George Florence signed as security for John H. Logan. On 23 November 1833 judgment given against the defendant in favor of plaintiffs for the sum of $49.41 plus $3.50 cost of suit. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



George Howard vs Henry Keller (Appeal) - Spring Term 1834 (pages 380-381)

Bond signed by Henry Kellar, Larrence Owens and Morgan Howard. George Howard recovered a judgment against Henry Keller. Keller appealed. Plaintiff to recover from Henry Keller, Lawrence Owings and Morgan Howard the sum of $14.31¼ but because he acknowledges receipt of $7.25 after the appeal was filed it is considered that the defendant be credited with the sum of $7.25. Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



James M. Powell vs William Thompson and Spencer Johnson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 381-383)

Action brought to recover damages from the defendants for killing and destroying 15 head of hogs also for wounding and damaging 15 more head. Valued at $200. Suit filed first day of October Term 1833. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker, Sheriff. Pickens and Clark, attorney for defendant. Jury: Jackson S. Cleveland and 11 others. William Thompson found not guilty. Spencer Johnson found guilty. Plaintiff's damage accessed at $5.00. Plaintiff to recover from Johnson $5.00 damages and $5.00 costs. Judgment rendered 28 March 1834.



L. B. McCarver vs A. Densis (Appeal) - Spring Term 1834 (pages 384-385)

Alijah Dennis appealing judgment rendered October 1833. Bond signed by Alijah Dennis and Isaac Langston. Promissory note made by Alijah Dennis on 9 February 1833 for $35 payable to Ransom McElroy or bearer. Note endorsed to Laranza B. McCarver. Plaintiff to recover from Dennis and his security Isaac Langston the sum of $36.16, the debt and interest due on the note plus the sum of $5.25 damages. Lewis Kennedy, Justice of Peace. Fedrick James, Justice of Peace.



Benjamin Raglin vs John Hamelton - Spring Term 1834 (pages 385-386)

Property of John Hamelton to be sold to pay judgment rendered against him in the sum of $13 on first day of February 1834. Land described as "north west quarter west half south end township number twenty three range ten east in section 28." L. Kennedy, Justice of Peace.



Anthony Stoughtenbaraugh vs John Hambleton - Spring Term 1834 (pages 386-387)

Property of Hamilton to be sold to pay judgment of $50 in favor of Anthony Stoughtenbaraugh on 21 January 1834.



Willis Brown vs John Hamilton - Spring Term 1834 (pages 387-388)

Property to be sold to pay judgment rendered in the amount of $3.06 plus $1.81¼ and the costs of this motion. Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



Anthony Stautenbaraugh vs Luke Johnson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 388-389)

Action brought to recover damages for a fraud practiced by the defendant upon plaintiff in the picking, packing and bailing a quantity of cotton. David S. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff hopes to recover at least $554. Since the discovery of this fraud, defendant has removed slaves from this county or concealed them and disposed of his land. Plaintiff by his attorney dismissed his suit. Court ordered that plaintiff pay the costs of suit. Judgment rendered 29 March 1834.



State of Alabama vs James M. Coker and James M. Powell - Spring Term (pages 390-392)

Honorable Anderson Crenshaw, Judge, and Robert Parker, Esq., Sheriff, being present the following names were drawn as grand jurors: Joseph Williams, Foreman, William Garrate, John Chambliss, James Cutt, William Wood, Lewis Yeager, John Thrasher, John Thomas, William Canterberry, Samuel Canterberry, James Bishop, Martin Shuttlesworth, William Barnes, William Arnold, Robert Vaughn.

Coker and Powell were charged with unlawful assembly with force and arms on 15 October 1833. Henry Clinton Lea, Solicitor for Second Circuit Court. Robert Parker, Sheriff. A. Moore, Deputy. Columbus W. Lea prosecutes for the State. Powell pleaded guilty. Coker pleaded not guilty. Jury: Jonathan Thralkill and 11 others. Powell fined 1¢. Coker fined 6¼ cents. Powell and Coker to pay costs of prosecution. Judgment rendered March 26, 1834.



State of Alabama vs Michael Purtle and Ichabod Henderson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 392-394)

Grand Jury: Joseph Williams, Foreman, William Garrate, John Chlambliss, James Cutts, William Wood, Lewis Yeager, John Thrasher, John Thomas, William Canterberry, Samuel Canterberry, James Bishop, Martin Shuttlesworth, William Barnes, William Arnold, Robert Vaughn.

It was charged that "on 5 August 1833 [Purtle and Henderson] with force and arms . . . unlawfully assembled . . . in a public place . . . made an affray in contempt of the laws." Henry Clinton Lea, Solicitor Second Circuit Court. Thomas J. Purtle signed as security for Michael Purtle. C. W. Lea prosecuted for the state. Purtle pleaded guilty. Jury: Young Goodwin and 11 others. Fined 6¢ and costs of prosecution.



State of Alabama vs Joseph Kyle and Edward Haket? - Spring Term 1834 (pages 394-396)

Grand Jury: Jonathan Jones, Foreman, George Ricenger, T------- Boze, Nelson Duncan, Hardy Johnson, Sr., William Vines, John Shuttles, Edward Kellum, Charles Callier, John Latham, Isaac N. Akins, John Allen, Alexander Robessan, John Persan, and Mathew Wood. Robert Parker, Sheriff. James Wilson, Constable.

On 17 October 1831 Kyle and Haket? "assembled together in a ware like manner with force and arms . . . affray to the great terror of . . . " Eli Terry, Jr., Solicitor Second Circuit Court. Apparently Kile and Haket could not be found.



State of Alabama vs Ichabud Henderson and Samuel Barentin - Spring Term 1834 (pages 396-399)

Grand Jury: Joab B. Lahon, William Glascock, Willis Brown, Jonathan Potts, Benjamin Ragland, Henry Johnson, William Smithermin, James M. Coker, William Toler, John Lahan, Elijah Parnell, John Steele, Luke Crumpton, Howard Johnson, Joseph W. Jones.

On 15 October 1832 Henderson and Barentine "with force and arms . . . unlawfully assembled together and affrayed in a war like manner . . ." James B. Clark, Solicitor Second Circuit Court. John Lee signed as security for Ichabud Henderson. James Majours was security for Samuel Barentine. Later James T. Garrett signed as security for Henderson. Charles H. Collier, Justice of the Peace. Barentine pleaded not guilty. Jury: Jonathan Thralkill and 11 others. Jury found him not guilty. Judgment rendered on 26 March 1834.



State of Alabama vs Edmon, a slave - Spring Term 1834 (page 400)

Grand Jury: Evan Gaskel, Foreman, Daniel Creed, John Chism, Daniel Tibbs, William R. McElroy, Samuel Stanley, William Wesiser?, Young G. Goodwin, Anthony Stoutenbaraugh, William ______, James Smitherman, Andrew Scott and William Taler. Alfred More, Constable.

Edmon, the property of James Moore, was charged with assaulting Benjamin Camp with a gun on 22 March 1834. C. W. Lea, Solicitor.



State of Alabama vs Hardin B. Rawden and James Henry, Sr. - Spring Term 1834 (pages 401-404)

Honorable Anderson Crenshaw presiding. Grand Jury: Abisha Camp, Foreman, Lewis Lea, William Mathews, Joshua Hendly, James Bishop, George Howard, John Wilson, Claborne Harris, Isaac Suttle, Samuel Winn, Nathan Dailey, Alexander Cobb, William Caps/Cass?. Willis Davis Clerk. James Henry and Alexander Hill signed bond before Fedrick James, Justice of the Peace. Eli Terry Solicitor of the Second Judicial Circuit Court. Henry pleaded not guilty. Jury: Ransom Davis, Marke M. Doss?, William R. McElroy, John Wilson, Jr., Anthony Stoutenborough, David ______, Joseph Wood, David L. Brown, John Black, Jr., Jacob Bare, John Lea, James Lewis. Hardin B. Rowden not found in Bibb or Tuscaloosa Cos.



State of Alabama vs William Vines, Jr., and Daniel Clark - Spring Term 1834 (pages 404-406)

Honorable Samuel Chapman presiding at the request of Henry M. Collier. William K. Deshaza Justice of the Peace. Bond signed by William Vines, Jr., Robert Robuck, and Arburn/Osburn Vines. Bond signed by Daniel Clark and Benj W. Page. Defendants pleaded guilty. Jury: Young Goodwin and 11 others. Fined 1¢ each plus pay costs of prosecution. Judgment rendered 26 March 1834.



State of Alabama vs Alfred Moore - Spring Term 1834 (pages 406-407)

Honorable Samuel Chapman presiding. Grand Jury: Evan Gaskil, Foreman, Daniel Creed, John Chasin, David Tibbs, William R. McElroy, Samuel Stanley, William ____, Young G. Goodwin, Anthony Stoutenborough, William Perkins, James Smitherman, Andrew Scott, and William Taler.

On 22 March 1834 Moore "with force and arms" assaulted Samuel Teders?. Moore pleaded guilty. Fined 1¢ and court costs. Judgment rendered 26 March 1834.



State of Alabama vs Solomon Johnson - Spring Term 1834 (pages 407-410)

Grand Jury: Evan Gaskill, Foreman, Daniel Creed, John Chasin, Daniel Tibbs, William R. McElroy, Samuel Stanley, William ______, Young G. Goodwin, Anthoney Stoutenbaraugh, William Perkins, James Smitherman, Andrew Scott, and William Taler.

Solomon Johnson wickedly and maliciously contriving and intending unjustly to aggrieve and injure Robert W. Carlton, Samuel Tate, Jr., and Robert Mitchel and to subject them to the punishment and penalties by the law of this state provided for those guilty of breaking the peace of the same on the 3 March 1834. Columbus W. Lea to prosecute for the state in the absence of Henry C. Lea, Solicitor of the Second Judicial Circuit Court. Court decided there was not enough evidence. Case dismissed.



State of Alabama vs Soloman Johnson, John Johnson, William Johnson, and Alfred Johnson and William Camp - Spring Term 1834 (pages 411-412)

Robert W. Carlton made complaint that he was afraid the Johnson's would do him a private injury by burning his house, killing or damaging his stock negroes or other injury or that they would hire it done. Soloman Johnson appeared and "for want of sufficient cause . . . it is ordered that he be discharged and that he pay the costs of the prosecution." Judgment rendered 26 March 1834.



State of Alabama vs Robert W. Carleton, Robert Mitchel and Samuel Tate, Jr. - Spring Term 1834 (pages 412-414)
Solomon Johnson swore on his oath that Robert W. Carlton, Robert Mitchel and Samuel Tate, Jr., had threatened him injury and threatened to shoot him. Bond given by Robert W. Carleton, Samuel Tate, Jr., Robert Mitchell, Samuel Tate, Sr., and George Leath. Defendants discharged and ordered by the court to pay the costs. Judgment rendered on 26 March 1834.



Peter W. Hurbut vs Amos Risinger - Fall Term 1834 (pages 415-416)

Promissory note for $150 signed by Amos Risinger dated 12 February 1831. Witness: William S. Philips. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. D. Lipscomb, Clerk. R. Parker, Sheriff. Defendant failed to appear in court. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $183 and his costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Thomas J. Smith vs Wilkin Deshazo, William B. Norris and James Wilson - Fall Term 1834 (pages 416-418)

Promissory note for $69.32 and interest. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendants $75.44 and costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



David Risinger vs Henry Rice - Fall Term 1834 (pages 418-420)

Promissory note for $100 dated 23 October 1833 signed by Henry Rice. Attested by William Caddell. D. S. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $106 plus costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Hiram Elam vs Cely Elam - Divorce (pages 420-425)

Filed on 12 October 1831. Hiram Elam married Cely Council on 20 September 1826 in Bibb Co., Alabama. Cely voluntarily left his bed and board for the space of two years and was still absent. Cely bore him a daughter who was still living with him. O. K. Freeman, attorney. On 26 May 1832 Cely Elam's attorney (Wilson) appeared for her. Cely had been sick for two years and had lost her eyesight and was unable to take care of her family or nurse her child. The complainant (Hiram) "had taken her home to her father with her consent and she had remained with her father's family, not with the intention of abandonment but because she was unable to perform any family duties or minister to the wants or comforts of her husband and family." She asked that bill be dismissed. On 15 February 1833 complainant filed amendment to his bill and stated that according to the Legislature of Alabama when the wife "shall have left the bed and board of the husband for the space of three years with intention of abandonment," the Circuit Court should have full power to grant a divorce. Statement from Sheriff of Shelby Co. that Cely is not in his county. On 4th Monday September 1833, Hon. Anderson Crenshaw presiding. Parties represented by attorneys. Trial continued until next term. In March 1834, Hon. Samuel Chapman presiding. Case Continued. September 1834, Hon. Henry W. Collier presiding. Cely was denied alimony and was to pay costs of suit. If she had no money, Hiram was to pay costs.



Thomas P. Furgenson vs Anderson Foster - Fall Term 1834 (pages 425-426)

Thomas P. Furgenson, surviving partner of the firm of Furgenson and Boyd. Promissory note for $94.98 signed by Anderson Foster. Watrous and Jones, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $94.98 and the sum of $13.29 damages plus his cost. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Crawford and Hinds vs Daniel Snead - Fall Term 1834 (pages 427-428)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners in trade. Promissory note for $140 dated 1 January 1834. David S. Lipscomb, Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $148.40 and costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Crawford and Hinds vs Wilkins Deshazo - Fall Term 1834 (pages 428-430)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners in trade. Promissory note for $109.59 dated 29 January 1834. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker, Sheriff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $115.43 and costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Crawford and Hinds vs Wilkins Deshazo - Fall Term 1834 (pages 430-432)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners in trade. Promissory note for $62.72. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $68.59 and costs. Judgment rendered 22 September 1834.



Luellen Clements vs Wade H. Shults, Trimble Shults, and Isaac Tignor - Fall Term 1834 (pages 432-434)

Trimble Shults served on 6 October 1832. Statement from R. Parker, Sheriff, that Wade H. Shults and Isaac Tignor not found in Bibb Co. on 11 October 1832. Luellen Clements asks for $500 damages for the assault on him on 23 September 1832. Trimble Shults under 21. Valentine Shults being his father is to appear in court as the guardian of said Trimble. O. K. Freeman, attorney for plaintiff. Jury: Lawrence Owens and 11 others. Defendant found not guilty. Defendant to recover from plaintiff his costs. Judgment rendered 23 September 1834.



Richard R. Jones vs Samuel H. Boyle, administrator - Fall Term 1834 (pages 435-443)

Samuel H. Boyle, administrator of James Boyle, deceased, who died intestate. Promissory note signed by Smith L. Young to James Boyle for $240. Original note dated 22 October 1825. Note assigned to William Nia. Nia transferred note to plaintiff. On 15 March 1826 a suit was filed against Smith L. Young in Circuit Court of Shelby Co. Judgment rendered in April Term 1828 against Smith L. Young. Note not paid. Boyle held liable. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Jones, Pickens and Clark, attorney for defendant. Jury: Henry Youngblood and 11 others. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $408 damages and his cost. Judgment rendered 25 September 1834.



Willis Brown vs Evan Gaskill - Fall Term 1834 (pages 443-448)

Action brought to recover damages because the defendant failed to account for certain cotton delivered to him to be ginned, also for 9,704 of cotton delivered to him in the seed to be ginned and not accounted for. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. R. McElroy, attorney for defendant. Parties represented by their attorneys filed written agreement to dismiss suit with defendant paying one-half of court costs and plaintiff paying the other half. 26 September 1834.



William Hurley, for the use of Lorenzo B. McCarver vs James Majure - Fall Term 1834 (pages 449-451)

Bond signed by James Majure and Aron Henson. Judgment rendered by Federick James, Justice of the Peace, in favor of Hurley. Majure appealed to the Circuit Court. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $36.81¼ and costs.



Richard R. Jones vs Edward Henry - Fall Term 1834 (pages 451-453)

Action brought to recover $500 damages caused by the defendant having assaulted, beat, and wounded plaintiff on 14 January 1832. Henry stabbed and struck Jones a great many violent blows damaging his body and wearing apparel. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Pickens and Clark attorney for defendant. Witness: James Page and B______ Lewis. Parties represented by attorneys agreed that each should pay his own costs and case dismissed. 26 September 1834.



Richard R. Jones vs John Wood and Matthew Wood - Fall Term 1834 (pages 454-456)

Action brought to recover of defendants $500 damages for having assaulted, beat, stabbed, and wounded plaintiff on 14 January 1832. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendants pleaded not guilty and justification. Clark and Watrous, attorney for defendants. Parties filed their written agreement to dismiss suit each party to pay his own costs. 26 September 1834.



B. L. Camp vs Abigah Dennis - Fall Term 1834 (pages 456-458)

Benajah L. Camp and William F. Hodges, merchants and partners in trade. Bond signed by Abigah Dennis and Jordan Stanley. Judgment previously rendered by Ransom McElroy, Justice of the Peace, in favor of B. L. Camp & Co. in the amount of $33.59 plus $.93_ costs of suit. Dennis appealed. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $34.93 and interest due on promissory note and also further sum of $5 being 15 percent damages allowed by law for his frivolous appeal. Judgment rendered 26 September 1834.



A. Stoutenborough vs Lemuel C. Adams and Matthew Parker - Fall Term 1834 (pages 458-465)

Action brought by plaintiff to recover of defendant $1,000 damages sustained by plaintiff in the shipment of 75 bales of cotton received by said defendant to be safely shipped to Mobile for said plaintiff. Also to recover for work and labor done and performed by said plaintiff for said defendant. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Statement signed by R. Parker, Sheriff, that Adams not found in Bibb Co. on 19 April 1833. Bond signed by Matthew Parker and James W. Davis. Flat boat carrying cotton wrecked. Jury: Samuel Teddens? and 11 others. Fined in favor of defendant. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 26 September 1834.



William D. Jones vs Spencer Smith - Fall Term 1834 (pages 466-467)

William D. Jones filed appeal. Wilkin Deshazo his security. Thomas Crawford summoned as witness. Plaintiff to make nothing and defendant to recover from plaintiff and Wilkins Deshazo his costs. L. Kennedy Justice of the Peace. Judgment rendered 27 September 1834.



Solomon Woods vs John Lawrence - Fall Term 1834 (pages 468-477)

Alexander Spears, Justice of Peace. Solomon Woods was awarded a judgment against John D. Gardner. Gardner's property was to be sold to pay judgment. Negro woman named Abigale to be delivered to Thomas Rasberry, Constable, for sale. Bond signed by John Lawrence, Jonathan Lawrence, and Luke Rea. Bond signed by Solomon Wood, John Wood, and Matthew Wood as security. Mardis and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Kennedy and Baylor, attorney for defendant. Original case apparently filed in 1833. Case was continued. Case was appealed. Jury: James Reed and eleven others. Defendant to recover from plaintiff as well as John Wood and Matthew Wood his cost. Judgment rendered 26 September 1834.



Alexander Hill vs Edmund King and John Francis - Fall Term 1834 (pages 477-491)

Alexander Hill made promissory note on 19 March 1829 for $149 payable to Thomas Lindsey. Note was given in partial payment for a tract of land. Hill said Lindsey claimed to have made three payments to the Trustees of the University of Alabama as agreed in the sale of the lands on 19 February 1827 at Montavello (SW¼ section 14, Township 24, Range 11). C____ Perkins, Agent of Trustees of the University of Alabama. Jack Shackleford, Superintendent Trustee. Lindsey transferred his right and title to Hill. Witness to transaction was Richard Fancher. Lindsey had given promissory note to Prudence Starling which Hill had purchased. Prudence Starling's husband John had deserted her. Lindsey had also given a note to Joseph Wood. Hill purchased Lindsey's debts with the intent of satisfying his debt to Lindsey. On 1 January 1830 Hill was served a writ in the name of King and Francis. Lindsey had endorsed Hill's note to King and Francis on 13 November 1829 and failed to give Hill notice. Lewis Kennedy attorney for Hill. Federick James security for Hill. Williams Caddell, Court Clerk. Clark and Sterrett, attorney for John Francis. Henry W. Collier, Presiding Judge, decreed that complainant had failed to comply with court order made at the last term of court and decreed and ordered that complainant's injunction be dissolved and that the defendants King and Francis have the benefit of their judgment at law. Further ordered that the complainant pay all costs.



Obadiah Langston vs Jesse Gentry - Spring Term 1835 (page 492)

William Nichols, Court Clerk. Plaintiff dismissed his suit and defendant assumed payment of one-half court costs.



Robert Vann? vs Enoch Hays - Spring Term 1835 (pages 493-494)

T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. W. Fooshee, Deputy. William Nichols, Court Clerk. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Promissory note for $100 was reason for suit. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover sum of $110.66.



Crawford and Hinds vs Jordan Stanly - Spring Term 1835 (pages 495-496)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Promissory note in the amount of $61.71. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff dismissed suit and defendant by written agreement assumed the payment of all costs except one-half of the clerk's and sheriff's fees which was to be paid by plaintiff.



Crawford and Hinds vs John Clabough - Spring Term 1835 (pages 497-498)

Promissory note for $173.41. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $190.17 and costs.



Robert Parker vs John H. Logan - Spring Term 1835 (page 499)

Plaintiff dismissed suit.



W. M. Youngblood vs Alfred Moore - Spring Term 1835 (page 500)

Action brought by Wesley M. Youngblood against Alfred Moore because Moore took "with force and arms a certain mare from his possession and other goods and chattles." L. Kennedy attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff dismissed his suit. Court ordered that defendant recover his costs from plaintiff.



Crawford and Hinds vs Aaron Huson (Hinson?) - Spring Term 1835 (pages 501-502)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. William Nichols, Court Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Promissory note in the amount of $150.54. Defendant failed to appear. Court ordered that plaintiff recover from defendant.



A. Stoutenborough vs John Roddy - Spring Term 1835 (pages 503-505)

B. L. Dufreese (Defreese) acting as agent for Anthony Stoutenborough. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Thomas P. Roberts, Sheriff. E. Lee Deputy. Bond signed by John Roddy and Joshua Motes. Promissory note for $74.21. Defendant failed to appear. Court ordered that plaintiff recover from defendant $80.14 and costs.



Bowen and Troy vs John Lawrence and William Lawrence, executors of Jonathan Lawrence, deceased - Spring Term 1835 (pages 506-508)

Alfred Brown and John B. Troy, partners in trade, under the name of Brower and Troy. William Nichols, Court Clerk. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Promissory note payable to Riley Gardner signed by Jonathan Lawrence dated 10 February 1832. Plaintiff to recover from defendants $68 for non- performances and assumptions and their costs.



Brower & Troy vs John Lawrence, William Lawrence, executors of Jonathan Lawrence, deceased - Spring Term 1835 (pages 508-509)

Promissory note for $74 dated 11 February 1832. Pickens and Clark, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $74 for note, $17.20 damages, and court costs.



William Harman vs John Henry - Spring Term 1835 (page 510)

William Nichols, Court Clerk. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker , Sheriff. Action brought to recover $500 "as damages for assault and battery committed by defendant on body of plaintiff." Parties came to an agreement and case was dismissed at the cost of the defendant.



Charles J. Shiver vs Howel Johnson - Spring Term 1835 (pages 511-512)

Howell Johnson and Lawrence Owens signed bond before Lewis Kennedy, Justice of the Peace. Case was appealed to the Circuit Court. Judgment rendered by court that defendant to recover his cost from plaintiff.



Barr and Smith vs Lawrence Owings - Spring Term (pages 512-513)

Jacob Barr and Lewis Smith, merchants and copartners in trade. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Promissory note signed by Owings on 1 May 1834 for $25.37½. Bond signed by Lawrence Owings and George Howard. Judgment given in favor of Barr and Smith. Owings appealed. Plaintiff failed to appear. Defendant to recover from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 26 April 1835.????



Barr and Smith vs Richard Foster - Spring Term (pages 514-515)

L. Kennedy, Justice of the Peace. Bond signed by Richard Foster and James Majure. ???????



Elias Benson vs John Roddy - Spring Term (pages 515-518)

William Nichols, Court Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Thomas P. Roberts, Sheriff. E. Lee, Deputy. Promissory note for $52.66 dated 24 July 1828. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant sum of $79.92 and costs.



Philip J. Weaver vs Jesse Smitherman - Spring Term 1835 (pages 518-519)

William Nichols, Court Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Promissory note for $62.72 dated 18 February 1834. By agreement suit dismissed and defendant to pay all costs.



Richard H. Duncan vs Merady Digby - Spring Term 1835 (page 520)

William Nichols, Court Clerk. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff agreed to dismiss suit and defendant agreed to pay all costs.



Lewis Carmack vs Mitchel Watkins - Spring Term 1835 (pages 521-522)

Lewis Carmack paid $328.69_ to Sheriff of Bibb Co. (J. W. Davis) to satisfy judgment against Lewis Carmack and Mitchel Watkins in favor of Henry Avery. Judgment rendered by court that plaintiff to recover from defendant "three hundred 69/100 dollars his debt in the notice mentioned and the further sum of one hundred and thirty seven 17/100 dollars interest upon the above amount together with his cost."



John Lafrow vs Benjamin Davis - Spring Term 1835 (page 523)

Bond signed by Benjamin Davis and Ransom Davis. Unpaid note. Defendant confessed in favor of plaintiff for the sum of $36.81¼ and cost of suit. Plaintiff consented to a stay of execution. Court ordered that plaintiff recover from defendant the sum of $36.81¼ and his cost.



Benjamin Davis vs James Wilson - Spring Term 1835 (pages 524-525)

R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Appeal bond signed by James Wilson and Alfred Moore.



Incorporation of the Town of Centreville vs Owings and Howard - Spring Term 1835 (pages 525-526)

Lawrence Owings and Morgan Howard were fined for a "breach of the incorporation laws of the town of Centreville in keeping open doors as a shop keeper on the 8th instant and selling spirituous liquors in said incorporation which said offense was committed on 8th instant it being the Christian Sabbath or first day of the week commonly called Sunday." L. Kennedy, Justice of the Peace. Appeal bond signed by Lawrence Owings, Morgan Howard, Wilkins Deshazo, Howel? Johnson. Plaintiff to recover from defendants and Wilkins Deshazo and Hardy Johnson fine of $5.00 and court costs.



William Frost vs Jacob Dominick, Elisabeth Golding and Henry Coleburne - Spring Term 1835 (pages 527-532)

Frost purchased at a public sale ordered by the Orphans Court the real estate of Jacob Dominick, deceased (E½SE¼ section 33, Township 23, Range 10 East in Tuscaloosa). After the purchase he found the legal title to the property was not in Jacob Dominick, deceased, but in the legal representatives of "William Golding late of said county deceased." Frost states that Golding sold land to Dominick but no legal title or written evidence of contract of sale was ever entered into. Executors of Dominick were not aware of this at the time of the sale. Heirs of Jacob Dominick were Catharine Dominick, widow of Jacob, and guardian of Mahala, Jefferson, Elisabeth and Jacob; Robert Collier in right of his wife Nancy, formerly Nancy Dominick, daughter of Jacob Dominick, deceased. Heirs of William Golding were Elisabeth Golding, widow of William Golding and guardian of Sarah, Polly, Nancy, Jacob, Martha and Elisabeth; Henry Coleburn, Jr., in right of wife Sarah, formerly Sarah Golding, daughter of William Golding, deceased. R. McElroy, attorney for complainant. William Nichols, Court Clerk. Sheriff of Perry Co. to summon Elisabeth Golding and Henry Coleburne to court in Bibb Co. Witness to statements of Elisabeth Golding and Henry Coleburne, Jr., was Dunklin Sullivan, Judge of County Court, Perry Co., AL. William D. Picketts, Presiding Judge, decreed by court that complainant be given an absolute title in fee simple.



Woodson Blassingame vs Joshua Motes - Spring Term 1835 (pages 532-535)

Promissory note which was lost or destroyed in the amount of "$80 worth of cows and calves" dated sometime in September or October 1831 and due about the first of March 1832. David S. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. C. W. Lea, attorney for plaintiff. Pickens and Clark, attorney for defendant. R. Parker, Sheriff. Jesse Parker, Deputy. Woodson Blassingame's statement signed before Willis Nall, Justice of the Peace of Perry Co., Alabama. By agreement of parties the suit was dismissed and each party to pay one-half of costs.



John Hunt vs Edmund Whoton - Spring Term 1835 (pages 536-527)

Original writ issued 18 March 1834. Action brought by plaintiff against defendant "to recover damages as to try title to a certain house and two lots of land in Bibb County." D. Lipscomb, Court Clerk. Nicks and Freeman, attorney for plaintiff. Kennedy and Clark, attorney for defendant. R. Parker, Sheriff. Jury: Wiley Gandy and 11 others. Jury found for defendant and he was to recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 21 April 1835. Edmund Whoton also spelled Edmund Houghton.



Benjamin Camp vs James Moore - Spring Term 1835 (pages 537-541)

Promissory note for $600 dated 8th May 1833 signed by James Moore payable to Benjamin Camp. Levied on one negro man named William and one boy named Mark, the property of the defendant on 19 March 1834. McElroy and Clark, attorney for defendant. Case was continued. Bond signed by Benjamin Camp, John Jennings, and Absolum C. Harrison. Bond signed by James Moore and James W. Davis. Parties came to an agreement. Plaintiff agreed to dismiss suit and pay his cost and defendant agrees to pay his costs.



Barr and Smith vs Ira Youngblood and Henry Youngblood - Error - Spring Term 1835 (pages 542-555)

Two separate judgments were in favor of Barr and Smith. Ira Youngblood claims he paid judgments. R. McElroy, attorney for Youngblood. Statement dated 10 November 1834 from L. Kennedy, Justice of the Peace, that judgment has not been satisfied. Bond signed by Ira Youngblood, Henry Youngblood and Hardy Johnson, Jr. Alfred Moore, Constable. Another bond signed by Ira Youngblood and Joshua Lewis. Three separate cases entered on docket. Error bond signed by Jacob Barr and Lewis Kennedy. Judgment: "It appears fully to the court that there is manifest error in the record of proceedings in the county court below and that the errors as . . . the Plaintiff in error, Barr and Smith, recover of the defendants in error, Ira Youngblood, Henry Youngblood, and Joshua Lewis, their security in the bond . . . their cost about the prosecution of this writ of error . . . and also that the plaintiffs in error recover of the defendants in error and Joshua Lewis their said security . . . their cost in the county court." Judgment rendered on 25 April 1835.



McKensee and Company vs Elbert Davis, Mary E. Davis, A. F. Smith - Spring Term 1835 (pages 555-567)

Original writ issued on 23 February 1833. Transcript of proceedings from Hancock County, Georgia, entered into record. McKensie, Bannock and Co. (John McKinzie, Peter Bannock, Thomas McDowal) sheweth that Elbert Davis, Abington F. Smith, and Mary E. Davis, administrators of estate of Jonathan Davis, deceased, unjustly detained from them the sum of $3,704.31 exclusive of interest. On 23 September 1818 Jonathan Davis and Elbert Davis made promissory note in Augusta, Hancock County, Georgia. Jonathan Davis and Elbert Davis were merchants and copartners trading under the firm and style of Jonathan Davis and Son. On 12 November 1818 another promissory note was made. Thomas Haynes, Jr., and Charles Haynes, attorneys for plaintiff. Justice of Court in Hancock County, Georgia, were Walter Hamilton, Barnaby Shivers, Micajah Thomas, Malcom Johnson, and John Binion. James H. Jones, Clerk. Jury: Silas Grace, Joel Latimer, Jeremiah Duckworth, Joshua Colvier, John Bartlet, Federick Archer, Isaac Huddleton, Jonathan Road, James Powel, Jonathon Duckworth, Williams Collins, Abraham Carter. Jury found in favor of plaintiff. Lewis Kennedy attorney for plaintiffs in Bibb County, Alabama. Solomon Johnson signed as their security. Bond signed in Bibb County on 9 March 1833 by Abington F. Smith, Alexander Hill, Joshua Lewis, Robert W. Carleton, and Thomas T. Walker. D. E. Mardis and Watrous and Pickens and Clark, attorneys for defendant. Smith states that the court (Hancock County, Georgia) had revoked their letters of administration and appointed John Abercromby as administrator of the estate of Jonathan Davis. Bibb Co. jury (Joshua Smith and eleven others) found for the defendants. Defendant to recover costs from plaintiff.



Harwood Goodwin vs Benjamin Camp - Spring Term 1835 (pages 568-591)

Harwood Goodwin (citizen of Autauga Co.) placed a negro man named Jim in the possession of Camp. Jim was valued at $600. Camp had paid him $100. In 1823 Goodwin placed another slave in Camp's possession (Lucy). Goodwin claimed that Camp had hired the slaves out to others, including David McCord, and that Lucy had received injuries while in the possession of Camp or McCord and that Camp had not paid him the full amount owed on the slaves.

Camps states that Goodwin was indebted to him at the time Goodwin placed the slaves in his possession. Camp further states that the slaves were placed in his possession in return for his signing as security for Robert Goodwin, administrator of James Goodwin, in the case Parham vs Wammack. Lucy had received no injury but was taken sick and Dr. __ Miller attended her in December 1827. Lucy had a girl child named Eril. In January or February 1830 Lucy had another girl child named Orleans.

Transcription of indenture from Marengo Co. Court entered into record. Case was apparently continued several times. Bond signed by Harwood Goodwin and Richardson Robertson. Witnessed by David Lipscomb, Clerk. Bond signed by Benjamin Camp and B. L. Camp, witnessed by A. Moore, Deputy Sheriff. E. Pickens, attorney for Camp. William D. Pickett, Judge Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, signed decree on 25 May 1835. Complainant to pay defendant $400 and defendant to restore possession of Jim, Lucy and her children to plaintiff. If plaintiff fails to pay defendant the slaves are to be sold to pay the debt.



Benjamin Raglin vs Hugh Henry - Fall Term 1835 (pages 592-601)

Noted signed by Hugh Henry for a beef worth $13 to be paid to Benjamin Raglin in return for his signing as security for John Hamilton. Beef to be paid at Christmas 1833. L. Kennedy attorney for Raglin. Bond signed by Benjamin Raglin and James Wilson. Thomas Crawford, Judge Bibb Co. Court. Statement signed by Oliver Harper, Justice of the Peace, that proceedings had stopped in his court and all paper forwarded. Williams Caddell, Clerk. Error bond signed by Hugh Henry and John C. Harrison.



William Ray vs James S. Porter - Fall Term 1835 (pages 601-606)

R. McElroy, attorney for Ray/Rea. Bond signed by William Ray and James W. Davis. Error bond signed by James S. Porter and Lewis Kennedy. Judgment rendered 28 October 1835. William Ray take nothing by the judgment. Plaintiff in error to recover of defendant in error his costs.



Crawford and Hinds vs Bryant Bowden - Fall Term 1835 (pages 607-608)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Promissory note for $84.67 dated 2 January 1833. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear. Judgment rendered on 27 October 1835 in favor of plaintiff.



Ann Woodruff, executrix of Nathaniel Woodruff, deceased vs John H. Logan and James McCall - Fall Term 1835 - (pages 608-610)

Promissory note for $112.75 dated 15 February 1833. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendants failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendants $128.50 and costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



James W. Curtis vs John H. Logan - Fall Term 1835 (pages 610-612)

Promissory note to Ross Strong or bearer for $60 signed by John H. Logan. William Nichols, Clerk. L. Kennedy, plaintiff's attorney. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $108.92 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Samuel H. Woods - Fall Term 1835 (pages 612-614)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Promissory note for $86.83. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. A. Moore, Deputy. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $92.11 and costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Owings and Howard - Fall Term 1835 (pages 614-618)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Lawrence Owings and Morgan Howard, merchants and partners. Morgan Howard, surviving partner of Owings and Howard. Promissory note for $107.76. Bond signed by Morgan Howard and Isaac Parker. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Thomas P. Roberts, Sheriff of Bibb Co. William Nichols, Clerk. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $114.76 and costs. Judgment rendered on 26 October 1835.



Jonathan Musick vs Joshua Lewis - Fall Term 1835 (pages 618-619)

Note signed by Thomas Lindsey and Joshua Lewis on 22 January 1828. David S. Lipscomb, Clerk. D. E. Watrous, attorney for plaintiff. R. Parker, Sheriff. Jury (Edward Henry and eleven others) found for defendant. Defendant to recover his costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 29 October 1935.



Crawford and Hinds vs James Wilson - Fall Term 1835 (pages 619-620)

Bond signed by James Wilson and Alfred Moore. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $15.02½ and costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



Owings and Howard, use of Howard, vs James Wilson - Fall Term 1835 (pages 620-621)

B. L. Camp, Justice of the Peace. Judgment previously rendered against James Wilson for $9.75 and cost of suit. Appeal bond signed by James Wilson and James W. Davis. Suit was dismissed. Defendant assumes payment of all costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs William Harman - Fall Term 1835 (pages 622-623)

Promissory note for $57.31. William Nichols, Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $16.13 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



B. L. Camp & Co. vs Jordan Stanley - Fall Term 1835 (pages 623-625)

Benajah L. Camp and William F. Hodges, merchants and partners. Promissory note. William Nichols, Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $69.72 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Samuel W. Mardis, use of John Francis, vs Abraham Fryer - Fall Term 1835 (pages 625-626)

Promissory note. William Nichols, Clerk. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $72.38 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Hardy Clements, endorsee, vs Josiah Hinds - Fall Term 1835 (pages 627-629)

Hardy Clements, endorsee of Thomas Crawford, endorsee of David R. Boyd. Bill of exchange for $2,500 drawn by James Moore on defendant in favor of David R. Boyd, dated 18 January 1834. Accepted by defendant and endorsed by Boyd and Thomas Crawford. Presented to Bank of the State of Alabama at Tuscaloosa on 27 December 1834. Ellis and Pick, attorney for Clements. Jury: Charles Collier and eleven others. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $2,919.16 and his costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Joshua Stokes, assignee of John Henry, vs Wilburn Parker - Fall Term 1835 (pages 629-632)

Promissory note payable to John Henry or bearer for $65 dated 28 July 1834. Bond signed by Wilburn Parker and John C. Harrison. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Honorable P. T. Harris presiding. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $68.46 and costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



David Carroll vs George Espy - Fall Term 1835 (pages 632-633)

Debt in the amount of $5.75 for keeping horse. D. L. Brown, Constable. Bond signed by George Espy and James W. Davis. B. L. Camp, Justice of the Peace. Jury (Edward Henry and eleven others) found for defendant. Plaintiff to take nothing. Defendant to recover costs from plaintiff. Judgment rendered 30 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Henry Youngblood - Fall Term 1835 (pages 634-635)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Promissory note for $79.35. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear. Court ordered that plaintiff recover from defendant $84.65 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Smith Kellum - Fall Term 1835 (pages 635-636)

Promissory note for $56.70 dated 7 March 1835. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Plaintiff dismissed suit and defendant assumed the payment of all costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Abijah Dennis - Fall Term 1835 (pages 636-637)

Thomas Crawford and Josiah Hinds, merchants and partners. Promissory note for $67.83 dated 15 January 1835. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. William Nichols, Clerk. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Court ordered that plaintiff recover from defendant $72.11 and costs.



Wilkin Deshazo vs J. W. Bishop - Appeal - Fall Term 1835 (pages 638-639)

Honorable P. T. Harris presiding. B. L. Camp, Justice of the Peace. Bond signed by Wilkin Deshazo and William King. Parties filed agreement to dismiss suit at the plaintiff's costs. 27 October 1835.



Andrew Youngblood vs William L. Sparkman - Fall Term 1835 (pages 639-640)

Youngblood lost cow and calf. Sparkman refused to return them to him. Parties agreed to dismiss suit and defendant assumed payment of all costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



A. C. Harrison vs James Wilson - Fall Term 1835 (pages 640-641)

Honorable P. T. Harris, Presiding Judge of Circuit Court. B. L. Camp, Justice of the Peace. Appeal bond signed by James Wilson and Asa A. Brown. Defendant assumed payments of all costs and suit dismissed 27 October 1835.



Samuel Randoll vs Robert and Lucy Carleton - Fall Term 1835 (pages 641-642)

Promissory note for $102 signed by Robert W. Carleton and Lucy Carleton. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. A. Moore, Deputy. Ellis and Peck, attorney for Randoll. William Nichols, Clerk. Defendants paid note and all costs 26 October 1835.



Mardis and Moody, use of Jonathan Francis, vs R. W. Carleton and Lucy Carleton - Fall Term 1835 (pages 643-644)

Samuel W. Mardis and Washington F. Moody, partners and attorneys. Promissory note for $75 from Robert W. Carleton and Lucy Carleton to John Francis. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendants paid note and cost. 27 October 1835.



Robert B. Pate vs Cannon H. Ship, Lunsford Lowe, and Ransom McElroy - Fall Term 1835 (pages 644-654)

In March 1832 Pate and Lunsford Lowe became partners in business. Articles of agreement for partnership entered into record. Ransom McElroy, agent for Lowe, in possession of books, note, and accounts. Money had been collected on debts but not applied to debts of partnership. Court decreed "that matters alledged in the complainant's bill are insufficient in law for the said complainant to have and maintain his said suit." Bill dismissed. P. T. Harris, Judge.



Drury Allen vs John C. Knox and John E. Summers - Fall Term 1835 (pages 654-655)

Promissory note for $50 dated March 24, 1834. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. William B. Foster, Deputy. Defendants paid note. Case dismissed. 27 October 1835.



B. L. Camp vs Lodewick Fry - Fall Term 1835 (pages 655-657)

Benajah L. Camp and William F. Hodges, merchants and partners. Promissory note. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $92.47 and costs. Judgment rendered 27 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds, vs John Risinger - Fall Term 1835 (pages 657-658)

Promissory note for $80.30 dated 8 December 1834. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant paid amount of note and costs 26 October 1835.



Crawford and Hinds vs Asa A. Brown - Fall Term 1835 (pages 658-660)

Promissory note for $180.07. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $172.11 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Alexander Robinson vs Jane Robinson - Fall Term 1835 (pages 660-662)

Alexander and Jane were married about 6 or 7 years ago in Bibb Co. Lived happily until about 4 years ago. During June 1830, Jane left his house. He had asked her to return but she refused. L. Kennedy, attorney for petitioner. Divorce granted by William D. Pickett, Judge 8th Judicial Court.



Barr and Smith vs John Johnson - Fall Term 1835 (pages 662-664)

Jacob Barr and Lewis Smith, merchants and partners. Promissory note to Edmund Johnson or bearer for $75 signed by John Johnson. Noted assigned to Barr and Smith. L. Kennedy, attorney for plaintiff. Defendant failed to appear. Plaintiff to recover $76.80. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



Jeremiah L. McCarver vs Lozenzo B. McCarver - Fall Term 1835 (pages 664-667)

Debt due by note under $50. Federick James, Justice of Peace. Defendant appeared and put in the plea of infancy. Judgment given against the plaintiff for the cost of the suit-$.93_ July 28, 1834.

Honorable Henry W. Collier, Judge of Circuit Court. J. L. McCarver states that he was unable to attend court on the day his case was heard by F. James, JP. Ransom McElroy as attorney for L. B. McCarver pleaded infancy. Oliver K. Freeman, attorney for plaintiff. Plaintiff agrees to dismiss his suit and defendant agrees to pay costs. Plaintiff acknowledged that he had received full payment for note.



Thomas Crawford, use of Asa A. Brown, vs David L. Brown, administrator of estate of Jesse A. Brown, deceased - Fall Term 1835 (pages 667-670)

Thomas Crawford, Judge of the County Court of Bibb presiding in the Orphans Court. Bond given by David L. Brown in amount of $300. David L. Brown had not performed his duties as administrator of estate of Jesse A. Brown, deceased. He had not given proper account of transactions to Orphans Court. R. McElroy, attorney for plaintiff. Pickens and Clark, attorney for defendant. Plaintiff and defendant agree that suit be dismissed and each pay his own costs. 26 October 1835.



Aquilla G. Stout and Felix Ingoldsby, merchants, vs A. C. Harrison - Fall Term 1835 (pages 671-673)

Promissory note to James W. Burke or bearer dated 8 April 1833 in Mobile. Promissory note to L. Satchell? or bearer dated 6 April 1833 in Mobile. Ellis and Peck, attorney for plaintiff. Jury: Charles Collier and 11 others. Plaintiff to recover from defendant $432.35 and costs. Judgment rendered 26 October 1835.



State of Alabama vs William Hurly - Spring Term 1836 (pages 674-677)

Joseph W. Jones, Foreman of Grand Jury. William Hurly charged with assaulting John Powell alias Jackson Powell. Henry C. Lea, solicitor Second Circuit Court. Bond signed by William Hurley and John Jinnings. Jury: Frederick James and 11 others. Hurley fined $.06½ and costs.



State of Alabama vs Wilson Tucker - Spring Term 1836 (pages 677-678)

Tucker charged with assaulting Alfred Moore. Bond signed by William Tucker, Howard Tucker, and George W. Howard. Fined $.06¼. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.



State of Alabama vs Henry P. Broadnax - Spring Term 1836 (pages 679-680)

H. P. Broadnax was overseer of public road known as state road from Perry Co. line to Mohon's Creed(?). Failed to keep road in good repair. Henry C. Lea, Solicitor of Second Judicial Circuit Court. William Nichols, Clerk. T. P. Roberts, Sheriff, by William Fooshee, Deputy. Bond given by H. P. Broadnax and William Wilson. Jury: David C. McDaniel and 11 others. Defendant found not guilty. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.



State of Alabama vs John Mohon - Spring Term 1836 (pages 681-682)

Honorable P. T. Harris presiding. Grand Jury: Joseph W. Jones, Foreman, and 14 others. John Mohon overseer of road. Neglected his duty. John Mohon and David Ward signed bond. Jury: Frederick James and 11 others. Fined $.01. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.



State of Alabama vs Elkina Belvin - Spring Term 1836 (pages 683-684)

Belvin was overseer of road from Griffins Mill to Hickes path. William Nichols, Clerk. Bond signed by Elkina Belvin and Willis Clark. Fined $5.00.



State of Alabama vs John R. Fulgham - Spring Term 1836 (pages 685-686)

Fulgham was overseer of road from Centreville to Montgomery. Grand Jury: Joseph W. Jones, Foreman. Jury: David C. McDaniel and 11 others. Fined $5.00. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.



State of Alabama vs James Webb and Moses L. Gresham - Spring Term 1836 (pages 687-688)

Honorable P. T. Harris presiding. Grand Jury: Joseph W. Jones, Foreman. Jury: David C. McDaniel and 11 others. Webb and Gresham "unlawfully assembly together and arrayed in ware like manner." H. C. Lea, Solicitor Second Circuit Court. Bond signed by James Webb, James Smelly, George Howard. Fined $.01. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.



State of Alabama vs Henry Youngblood - Spring Term 1836 (pages 688-689)

Grand Jury: Joseph W. Jones, Foreman. Henry Youngblood on 20 April 1835 willfully obstructed, resisted, and opposed Alfred Moore, a constable of the county. H. C. Lea, Solicitor Second Circuit Court. Youngblood fined $.01 and "one minute to be spent within the four walls of the jail" of Bibb Co.



State of Alabama vs John Resinger - Spring Term 1836 (pages 689-690)

Honorable Sam Chapman presiding. Grand Jury: Evan Gaskell, Foreman, and 12 others. Resinger assaulted Howell Johnson. C. W. Lee, Solicitor. Jury: Frederick James and 11 others. Fined $1 and costs. Judgment rendered 27 April 1836.

 

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