Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against William Creig for illegal carry 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. 361 vs. William Creig, 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, Filing Papers, Index, .10. Fine and costs paid July 13, 1878. City Attorney, 3.00, Received my Fee E.F. Colburn Atty. City Marshal, 2.00 Paid Marshal Masterson July 15, 1878. Witnesses, Total, 8.50. Fine paid R.G. Cook July 25, 1878. William Creig Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 15th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant William Creig did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there unlawfully carry concealed about his person a certain dangerous and deadly weapon “to wit” a pistol. Contrary to the provisions of Section XI of Ordinance No. 16 relating to misdemeanors. Now on this 15th day of July 1878 comes this cause for hearing. Case called. Defendant present in court and after hearing the charges contained in the complaint read enters a plea 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.