Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Ellen Esterbrooks for disorderly conduct.

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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. 381 vs. Ellen Esterbrooks, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 1.00 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 Aug. 9, 1878. Attorney, 3.00 Received my fee E.F. Colborn. Marshal. 2.00. Paid Marshal Earp Aug. 9, 1878. Witnesses, Total, 8.50 Fine paid City Treas. R.G. Cook Aug. 20, 1878. Ellen Esterbrooks, Defendant arrested on the complaint of Wyatt. S. Earp charging that on the 8th day of August AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there unlawfully disturb the quiet of the City in that he did conduct herself in a rude, disorderly, and unruly manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 9th day of August, 1878 came 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 is guilty as charged in the complaint and she pay a fine of one dollar and the costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.