Dodge City Police Docket



image preview


0077_Page 42




A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against May Stanley for drunk and disorderly conduct.

Physical Description

11" x 16" leather bound ledger page


This material is in the public domain.


Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections


For questions contact




Docket, Police Judge, City of Dodge City, Kansas. The City of Dodge City, Plaintiff, No. 391 vs. May Stanley. 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 30, 1878 Attorney, 3.00. Received my fee E.F. Colborn. City Marshal. 2.00. Paid City Marshall Masterson. Witnesses, Total, 8.50 Fine and costs paid R.G. Cook City Treasurer Oct 1, 1878. May Stanley, Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 29th day of August AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant May Stanley did within the corporate limits of said city then and there that she was drunk and did conduct herself in a rude and disorderly manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 30th 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 May Stanley is guilty as charged in the complaint and that she pay a fine of one dollars and the costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.