Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against K.M. Mays for illegally carrying 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. 372 vs. K. M. Mays, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 3.00. 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. Fine and costs paid July 26, 1878. City Attorney. 3.00 Received my fee E.F. Colburn, Atty. City Marshal. 2.00, Paid Marshal Masterson July 26, 1878. Witnesses, Total. 10.50 Fine paid R.G. Cook August 20, 1878. K.M. Mays Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 25th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant K. M. Mays 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 IX of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 26th day of July 1878 comes this cause for hearing. Case called. Defendant K. M. Mays 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 K.M. Mays is guilty as charged in the complaint and that he pay a fine of three dollars and the costs of this prosecution and that he stand committed until the said is paid. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.