Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Harry Seymour for disturbing the peace.

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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. 364 vs. Harry Seymour, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 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 Index, .10. City Attorney. City Marshal. Witnesses, Total. Harry Seymour Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 20th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant Harry Seymour did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there unlawfully disturb the quiet of the City in that he did conduct himself in a riotous, rude and violent manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 20th 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 “not guilty.” The following witness James Masterson was sworn and testified in behalf of the city. S.S. Colby and Harry Seymour were sworn and testified in behalf of the defense and after hearing all the evidence in the cause the court considers, orders, and adjudges that the defendant Harry Seymour is not guilty as charged in the complaint and is discharged without fine or costs. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.