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Transcription of a Justice of the Peace Book 1896-1937
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STATE OF ILLINOIS                    No          In Justice Court,
County of Sangamon
Town of   Talkington            Before    Geo B. Acree              Justice of the Peace

                                                                          In an action of Account for labor         Amount. $13.75        
                                                                          Date of Process  July 20, 1896                       
      Geo. White                                                   Kind of Process  for labor
                                             Plaintiff                   Nature of Charge if Criminal.........................................................
                        vs.                                              Name of Officer to whome Process delivered:
                                                           
    Mrs.  and Mr. C. O. Dodd                                                                                                                                            
    
                                                                      Returnable July 28 1896 at 1 o'clock PM    .
                                         Defendant
ITEMS OF FEES
AMOUNT
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS   
COURT COSTS

   1896 July 20th Summons issued returnable
Docketing,
            .25
    July 28 at 1 oclock P.M. I delivered      
               Affidavit,
    to J. L. Bliss, Constable         
               Bond,

   July 24 Summons returned by            
Issuing Writ,

   Constable Bliss personally served
     "      Summons,
             .50
    by reading the same to defendant
     "      Subpoena,

    July 28th parties appear. Plaintiff 
     "      Venire,

    claim Thirteen dollars and .75 for labor performed
     "      Sci. Fa.,

    by him. Defendant denies part
  6           Oaths,     
             .30
      of the Plaintiffs claim.
Entering Continuance
         Issue being joined Jhon Owens        (could be John Owens)
     "      Appeal

     being summoned attended and
     "      Verdict,
              .10
     sworn as witness for Plaintiff
Trial Fee,
             2.00
     Jhon Hughes and Joe Cooper          (John Hughes)
Issuing Execution ,
               .50
     being summoned attended and
Satisfaction,
           .15
       Sworn as Witness for Plaintiff
Attorneys's Fee in Labor Cases ,
          John Hughes claims fees         
Transcripts,


Witness Fee
              .50
                 On hearing the allegations


        and proofs the issues are found


        for the Plaintiff (in the Sum of 


        $12.00) Twelve dollars.
CONSTABLE'S FEES.


Serving and Returning Summons,         5.50
                  It is therefore considered
    "               "          Subpoena,

          by the Court that the Plaintiff
     "             "           Venire,

          have and revcover of the
Attending Trial, Jury,

          Defendant the sum of twelve
Taking Bond,

          dollars for his demand with cost
Serving and Returning Execution,

          of suit.
Advertising for Sale,

                                Geo. B. Acree, J.P.
Commision on Sale,

           execution issued for judgement
Mileage,

              and cost, August 22th 1896.


                                            Geo. B. Acree, J.P.


           Execution returned Satisfied


              this Nov. 2th 1896.


                                 Geo B. Acree, J.P.


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