Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against James Kennedy 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. 388 vs. James Kennedy. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 10.00 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 19, 1878 Attorney, Received my fee. E.F. Colborn, 3.00. Marshal. 2.00. Paid Marshal Bassett Aug. 19, 1978 Witnesses, Total, 17.50 Fine paid R.G. Cook Aug 20, 1878 James Kennedy, Defendant arrested on the complaint of Charles E. Bassett charging that on the 17th day of August AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant James Kennedy did within the corporate limits of said city then and there unlawfully disturb the quiet of the city in that he did conduct himself in a rude and riotous and Disorderly manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now to wit this 19 day of August A.D. 1878 came this cause on 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 James Kennedy is guilty as charge din the complaint and that he pay a fine of Ten Dollars & costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.