Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against William Wiley for unlawfully discharging a pistol in the city limits.

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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. 390 vs. William Wiley. 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 19, 1878 Attorney, 3.00. Marshal. 2.00. Witnesses, William Wiley, Defendant arrested on the complaint of Wyatt Earp charging that on the 23rd day of August AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant William Wiley did within the corporate limits of said city then and there unlawfully disturb the quiet of the city in that he did discharge a pistol in the City. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 23rd 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 five Dollars & costs of this prosecution and that he stand committed until the said is paid. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.