Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Jack Yelverton 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. 392 vs. Jack Yelverton, 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 in part September 5, 1878. City Attorney, 2.00. Paid Colborn by Basset being in part payment. City Marshal. 2.00. Paid Marshal Bassett Sept. 5, 1878. Witnesses, Total, 8.50 Paid R.G. Cook City Treasurer Oct 1, 1878. Jack Yelverton, Defendant arrested on the complaint of Charles E. Bassett charging that on the 1st day of September AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant Jack Yelverton did within the corporate limits of said city then and there did disturb the quiet of the city in that he did conduct himself in a Riotous and disorderly manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 2nd day of September 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 Jack Yelverton is guilty as charged in the complaint and that he pay a fine of two dollars and the costs of this prosecution and that he stand committed until the same is paid. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.