Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Paris Pendleton for illegal carrying of a firearm.

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11" x 16" leather bound ledger page


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Docket, Police Judge, City of Dodge City, Kansas. The City of Dodge City, Plaintiff, No. 353 vs. Paris Pendleton, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 1, Costs, Judge, Docket, .10 Number, .10, Title, .10, Complaint, .25, Warrant, .25, Subpoena, Swearing Witness, Trial, .50, Judgement, .25, Entering Judgement, .25, Mittimus, Commitment, Continuance, Entries, .50, Filing Papers, .10, City Attorney, 2.75, Received my Fee. E.J. Colburn, Atty. City Marshal, 2.00 Paid Marshal Fee July 8, 1878, Fine paid City Treas. A.G. Cook July 25, 1878 Witnesses, Total, 8.25 Paris Pendleton, Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 7th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant Paris Pendleton did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there carry about his person a certain dangerous and deadly weapon “to wit” a pistol. Contrary to the provisions of Section IX of Ordinance No. 16 relating to misdemeanors. Now on this 8th day of July 1878 came this cause for trial. Defendant present in court. Case called and after hearing the charges contained in the complaint read, Defendant enters a pleas of “guilty.” Whereupon it is by the Court considered ordered and adjudicated that the defendant pay a fine of one dollar and the costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand, Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.