1842 Circuit Court Records

Month Year Plaintiff Defendant Action Box Folder CaseSummary General Notes
January 1842 McGowen, Daniel Adams, John Debt, note 18 82 Debt $71.55 Dardenne Township
January 1842 Merx, Adam   Insolvent debtor 18 83 List of debt included; property included a lot and house in Cottleville; $350 mortgage Also spelled "Marx"
January 1842 Orrick, John   Statement of monies collected 18 84 Monies collected for tavern licenses, ferry licenses, merchant licenses, peddler licenses, dram shop licenses, grocer licenses  
February 1842 Mittler, John Copman, Henry; Heger, Henry Debt, note 18 85 Debt $9 Defendants from Femme Osage Township; defendant also spelled "Hager"
February 1842 Garvin, Amy Patchen, Paul P. Debt, note 18 86 Debt $105  
February 1842 Fulkerson, William N.   Citation 18 87 Fulkerson ordered to appear and pay $1,528.38 he received as County Collector  
March 1842 Cottle, Electa Scott, Felix, Administrator Appeal 19 1 $960 account for service rendered in Sylvanus Cottle's house Estate of Sylvanus Cottle; defendant appealed from County Court; depositions from Galena, Illinois; testimony regarding family, work, property, slaves; see also Electa Cottle v. Felix Scott, May 1840
March 1842 Watson, Ringrose D. Bangs, Henry Assumpsit, note 19 2 Debt $321.29; damages $500 Attachment of property; John Hilbert and Jacob Hilbert garnishees
March 1842 McClure, James Powell, Ludwell E. Appeal 19 3 Original action debt; $36.75 account for keeping the "celebrated blooded Stallion Prince William" Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons; plaintiff to use of Edward C. Cunningham
March 1842 Nichols, Henry Yount, Benjamin Detinue 19 4 Damages $100; Berkshire sow and 7 small pigs  
March 1842 Nichols, Henry E. Yount, Benjamin Detinue 19 5 Damages $150; boar, sow and 7 pigs  
March 1842 Hall, Edward Wardlaw, Benjamin R.; Wardlaw, Hugh H. Debt, financial bond 19 6 Debt $188  
March 1842 Chauvin, Lefrenier Fine, Joshua, Administrator Appeal 19 7 Appealed from County Court on a claim of debt Estate of Lawson Lovering
March 1842 Powell, Ludwell E. Batte, Thomas C. Debt, financial bond 19 8 Debt $176.66 Plaintiff assignee of William M. Campbell
March 1842 Gilman, Winthrop S.; Gilman, Benjamin J.; Godfrey, Benjamin Watson, Samuel S. Assumpsit 19 9 Debt $200 for church bell sold by plaintiff to defendant Plaintiffs doing business as Godfrey, Gilman & Company
March 1842 Comegys, Rebecca Pearce, Thomas Debt, note 19 10 Debt $183; damages $300 Estate of Cornelius Comegys
March 1842 Hays, Daniel Barricklow, John Appeal 19 11 Original action trespass, force and arms; damages $50; defendant shot and killed plaintiff's horse Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Charles McLee Fariss
March 1842 Copes, Thomas P. Julian, Jacob M. Appeal 19 12 Original action debt, account for $90; defendant's account against State of Missouri for publishing tax list, which defendant transferred to plaintiff Plaintiff appealed from Justice H. H. Wardlaw; deposition from Hiram H. Baber, Auditor of Public Accounts
March 1842 Rayburn, Samuel Minor, Thomas J.; Elgin, Matthew Debt, note 19 13 Debt $420; damages $500 Plaintiff assignee of Charles Peck
March 1842 Orrick, William D. Buttner, Nicholas Ejectment 19 14 Damages $500; 17 acres in Section 15 Township 46 North Range 4 East  
March 1842 Committee of the grand jury   Report on jail 19 15    
March 1842 McCarron, John Robbins, Frederick M.; Robbins, Thomas J.; Robbins, Welcome A. Forcible entry and detainer 19 16 Defendants occupied plaintiff's land in Section 18 Township 47 North Range 6 East  
March 1842 MacKay, James B. Lusby, Elliott Debt, note 19 17 Debt $400; damages $50; note for Y8 portion of "MacKay Tract" on Cuivre River in St. Charles and Lincoln Counties Plaintiff assignee of David Bowles
March 1842 Fine, Joshua Knupp, John; Knupp, Valentine; McElroy, William C. Debt, note 19 18 Debt $300 for rent of a tavern stand Plaintiff to use of John D. Coalter
March 1842 Lurton, Charlton Murray, John R. Trespass, force and arms 19 19 Damages $200; defendant killed 2 of plaintiff's horses  
March 1842 Yosti, Francis Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Boone, John Execution 19 20 Writ to issue execution  
March 1842 Schweitzer, Henry Wyatt, John W. Appeal 19 21 Original action debt, account; $14 for work done on public road Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Charles McLee Fariss
March 1842 Lott, Charles F. Jordan, Elisha H.; Stockslager, Philip A.; Copes, Thomas P. Debt, note 19 22 Debt $500 Plaintiff to use of Peter Lott; defendants doing business as Jordan & Stockslager
March 1842 Tagart, Rezen A. Copes, Thomas P.; Cummins, Robert A. Debt, note 19 23 Debt $570; note to pay Sheriff John Orrick for lot in St. Charles Lot was bought at partition sale for heirs of Elijah R. Goodrich
March 1842 Allen, William M. Allen, John B.; Allen, John P. Debt, note 19 24 Debt $1,067 Plaintiff to use of Edward Bredell and John C. Bredell
March 1842 Hopkins, Johns; Hopkins, Samuel Harris, James W. Debt, note 19 25 Debt $1,022.73 Plaintiffs doing business as Hopkins Brothers & Company
March 1842 Harris, James W. Samuels, Robert Appeal 19 26 Original action debt, note for $20 Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons; plaintiff assignee of Gustavus A. Bird
March 1842 Neal, Elizabeth Neal, Litel Divorce 19 27 Bigamy, desertion Married approximately 1837; 2 children; plaintiff by next friend Amos Burdyne; defendant from Calhoun County, Illinois; defendant allegedly died below Cape Girardeau
March 1842 Matthews, John Lewis, William Harding Decree 19 28 Plaintiff asked court to validate deed for 289 acres on Peruque Creek conveyed to him by George W. Watts, who purchased it from defendant Land was original Spanish land grant; defendant resident of Louisiana
March 1842 Moore, James Stewart, Elias C. Appeal 19 29 Defendant as constable falsely returned execution for $122.07 in favor of plaintiff Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Robert Bailey
March 1842 Clamorgan, Louis Houson, John; Seigle, John; Philips, Jonathan A.; Taylor, Samuel K. Ejectment 19 30 Damages $1,000; 1,066 arpents on Missouri River 4 miles above St. Charles Plaintiff from St. Louis County
March 1842 Moore, James Stewart, Elias C. Appeal 19 31 Defendant as constable falsely returned execution for $145.19 in favor of plaintiff Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Robert Bailey
March 1842 Ensor, Sidney R. Browning, Daniel F. J. Debt, note 19 32 Debt $85 for 2 mares 210 acres on Cuivre River attached
March 1842 Woods, Sidney S. Holland, Steven Appeal 19 33 Original action debt, account; $90 for hay and a plough Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Waddy Thompson
March 1842 Kratzer, Theodore Kratzer, Christian Appeal 19 34 Original action assumpsit; $82.50 account for work done Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons; also spelled "Kretzer"
March 1842 Long, James Brandt, Christopher; Brandt, Wilhelmina; Brandt, Louise; Brandt, Catherine; Brandt, William Set aside conveyance 19 35 80 acres in Section 33 Township 46 Range 1 East; set aside deed conveyed by defendants Christopher and Wilhelmina to other defendants Deed for same land mortgaged by defendants to plaintiff for $260
March 1842 Holtzclaw, Obed Matthews, Edward P. Appeal 19 36 Original action debt, account for $35 Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons; plaintiff also spelled "Holtsclaw"
March 1842 State of Missouri Linson, John C. Embezzlement 19 37 Defendant failed to turn over property consisting of livestock and ploughs to Thomas W. Cunningham, trustee of Jordan & Stockslager Justice H. H. Wardlaw found defendant not guilty
March 1842 State of Missouri Duff, Mitchell C. Embezzlement 19 38 Defendant failed to return change from $20 bill to Thomas P. Copes Justice of the Peace H. H. Wardlaw rendered verdict in favor of defendant
March 1842 State of Missouri Mawbry, John Riot 19 39 Defendant, a free man of color, with Dick, slave of Thomas Lindsay, Sr., and Washington, slave of Samuel K. Taylor, assaulted James Kidwell and Robert Cook Victims were searching for runaway slave belonging to Wilson P. Mudd of Lincoln County
March 1842 State of Missouri Whiskins, Billy Subpoena 19 40 Grand jury subpoena from Warren County Circuit Court  
March 1842 State of Missouri Pitts, George R. Selling liquor without a license 19 41 Sold liquor in quantities less than a quart without a dram shop license  
March 1842 State of Missouri Weisenberger, Andrew Receiving stolen goods 19 42 Defendant stole $300 worth of fabric Victim was James Dougherty from Ohio; defendant owned clothing store in St. Louis and was from Quincy, Illinois; change of venue from St. Louis Criminal Court
March 1842 State of Missouri McGregor, George L.; Myers, Elemander Keeping a common gaming house 19 43    
March 1842 State of Missouri McGregor, George L.; Myers, Elemander Selling liquor without a license 19 44 Sold liquor in less quantities than a quart without a dram shop license  
March 1842 State of Missouri Copman, Henry Selling liquor without a license 19 45 Quantities less than a quart Warrant issued to Warren County
March 1842 State of Missouri Mallender, James Petty larceny 19 46 5 bushels of corn belonging to Thomas Pitzer  
March 1842 State of Missouri Murdock, George Possession of instrument to make counterfeit money 19 47 Rolling machine for making silver coins known as Mexican dollars  
March 1842 State of Missouri Schultz, Frederick; Schultz, John; Schultz, Louis Breach of peace 19 48 Defendants threatened Mary Elizabeth Copman and Henry Copman Defendants also spelled "Schulz;" witness testimony included
March 1842 Powell, Ludwell E.   Subpoena 19 49 Subpoena for William Burdyne, Violet Winchester, and Allen A. Myers to testify before grand jury in three separate cases  
March 1842 Durfee, Ann G. Copes, Thomas P. Debt, note 19 50 Debt $308; damages $37 Defendant confessed judgment
March 1842 Robbins, Frederick M. Copes, Thomas P. Debt, note 19 51 Debt $117.40  
March 1842 Best, Stephen Jordan, Elisha H.; Stockslager, Philip A.; Copes, Thomas P. Debt, financial bond 19 52 Debt $103 Defendants doing business as Jordan & Stockslager
March 1842 Sumner, Elizabeth Copes, Thomas P. Debt, financial bond 19 53 Debt $125 Three copies of transcript
March 1842 Sumner, Elizabeth Copes, Thomas P. Debt, financial bond 19 54 Debt $129.16  
March 1842 Allen, John B.; Allen, J. P. Gillespie, Robert M. Debt, note 19 55 Debt $27  
March 1842 Allen, John B.; Allen, J. P. Gillespie, Robert M. Debt, note 19 56 Debt $46.34  
March 1842 Watson, James Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Lefaivre, Antoine Injunction 19 57 Enjoin execution for costs; costs resulted from plaintiff accusing Margaret Lindsay and John Ditterman of assault and battery against Ditterman's son  
March 1842 State of Missouri Fulkerson, William N.; Fulkerson, Peter H.; Eckert, William; Chauvin, Lefrenier J. Debt, official's bond 19 58 Debt, collector's bond $10,000; damages $10,000; defendant did not pay county or state $1,962.92 2/10 for residential tax list and $248.56 2/8 for non-residential tax list Suit continued against administrators Peter H. Fulkerson, Robert H. Parks, William G. Pettus, Chauvin V. Lebrau; appealed to Missouri Supreme Court
March 1842 Campbell, Isaac R. Overall, Wilson L. Assumpsit, financial bond 19 59 Debt $310; damages $500; bond for land rights Plaintiff assignee of Nathan Smith, assignee of Isaac Anarthia, also spelled "Antaya;" bond for Anarthia's rights to land of "half breeds of the Sock and Fox tribes" in Iowa Territory; depositions from St. Francisville, Clark Co., MO and Lee Co., Iowa
March 1842 Coalter, John D. Boal, Robert; Cunningham, Thomas W. Debt 19 60 Debt $1,242.60 for May 1841 judgment against Elisha H. Jordan and Joshua Fine Defendants assignees to liquidate demands against estate of Elisha H. Jordan and Phillip A. Stockslager
March 1842 State of Missouri Young, Hiram Threatening to destroy property 19 61 Threatened to kill male slave of Thomas Leisser  
March 1842 West, Thomas H. Eckert, William Debt, note 19 62 Debt $157.50 Plaintiff assignee of Thomas J. Payne; defendant confessed judgment
March 1842 State of Missouri Dick Grand larceny 19 63 Defendant, a slave of William N. Fulkerson, stole John B. Garvin's dog  
March 1842 Fulkerson, William N.   Appointment 19 64 Deputy Sheriff by John Orrick  
March 1842 Redmon, John W.   Appointment 19 65 Deputy Sheriff by John Orrick  
March 1842 Beach, Lewis Allen, John B.; Allen, John P. Debt, note 19 66 Debt $384.50; damages $500 Defendants doing business as J. B. & J. P. Allen
March 1842 Phillips, Jonathan Long, John T.; Tagart, Larman Debt, financial bond 19 67 Debt $354.59; 2 bonds included Plaintiff assignee of Thomas P. Copes; defendant also spelled "Taggart"
March 1842 Powell, Ludwell E.   Summons 19 68 7 grand jury summons  
April 1842 Pettus, William G. Jordan & Stockslager Debt 20 1 Robert Boal and Thomas W. Cunningham, assignees, certified Pettus' $1,600 claim to Circuit Court; contains account for bills of exchange on J. Varain & Company for $1,714.59  
April 1842 Sweringen, James T.; Bredell, Edward Mitchell, Isaac; McCormick, Hardy Debt, note 20 2 Debt $2,399.55 Change of venue from Jefferson County to Washington County to St. Charles; plaintiffs doing business as Sweringen & Bredell; defendants doing business as Mitchell & McCormick; defendant also spelled "McCormack;" depositions from St. Louis and Farmington
April 1842 State of Missouri Hunn, Conrad; Zerr, Joseph Keeping a disorderly house 20 3 Defendant allowed drinking and misbehaving by white men, slaves and free men of color Also spelled "Zeir"
April 1842 State of Missouri Zerr, Michael Keeping a common gaming house 20 4   Defendant also spelled "Zeir," "Zear," "Zeer"
April 1842 State of Missouri Mebus, Gustavus Keeping a gaming house 20 5    
April 1842 State of Missouri Copman, Henry Perjury 20 6 Perjured testimony in Ernest Golderman v. Henry Kruse before Justice of the Peace Elijah Bryant Defendant agent for Kruse and claimed Kruse cut wheat for Golderman
April 1842 State of Missouri Craig, Benjamin Resisting process 20 7 Defendant threatened John P. Allen when served a warrant in favor of Z. T. Woolfolk on action of debt before Justice of the Peace Achilles Broadhead Extensive witness testimony
April 1842 State of Missouri Burdyne, William; Neal, Elizabeth Lewd and lascivious cohabitation 20 8 Defendant Neal married, but not to defendant Burdyne  
April 1842 Moore, James Moore, John L. Debt, note 20 9 Debt $122.70 Dardenne Township
April 1842 Moore, James Moore, Samuel C.; Moore, John L. Debt, note 20 10 Debt $100 Dardenne Township
April 1842 Campbell, William M., Administrator Stein, Enoch Revive judgment 20 11 $81.93 3/4 judgment from July 1833 Estate of James W. White
April 1842 Matson, Abraham S. Boone, Squire Debt, financial bond 20 12 Debt $20.14 Plaintiff assignee of William Coshow; Femme Osage Township
April 1842 Hall, Edward Wardlaw, Benjamin R.; Lackland, James C. Debt, note 20 13 Debt $60  
April 1842 Barada, Sylvest, Jr.; Barada, Andrea; Sauck, Peter; Sauck, Mary; Barada, Ellen; Barada, Louis, Jr.; Barada, Pierre   Partition 20 14 Lot on Morgan and High Streets; three 40-acre lots in St. Charles Commons Petitioners heirs of Sylvest Barada; also spelled "Barrada"
April 1842 Edwards, James G.   Appointment 20 15 Deputy sheriff by John Orrick  
May 1842 County of St. Louis Holliday, James L. Debt, note 20 16 Debt $360; debt for use and benefit of inhabitants of Township 47 North Range 6 East  
May 1842 Smith, Thomas M.; Smith, Francis H. Conway, Frederick R. Covenant 20 17 Ownership of 15 slaves and other property Plaintiffs, heirs of Reuben Smith and Susan Horine, by next friend Thomas A. Smith; slave names and progeny; Washington and Ste. Genevieve Cos.; change of venue from St. Louis; other families Maddin, McClenehan; report of slave value and ownership
May 1842 Yosti, Francis Chancillier, Louis; Chancillier, Moses Debt, financial bond 20 18 Debt $61.36 Defendant also spelled "Chancillia"
May 1842 Caton, Jesse Boone, Milo; Boone, Squire Debt, financial bond 20 19 Debt $62.87 1/2 Femme Osage Township
May 1842 Copes, Thomas P. Tourick, Louis Debt, note 20 20 Debt $24  
May 1842 Caton, Jesse Boone, Milo; Boone, Squire Debt, financial bond 20 21 Debt $80.81 Femme Osage Township
May 1842 Callaway, James Copman, Henry; Heger, Henry Debt, note 20 22 Debt $31.70 Plaintiff also spelled "Hegar"
May 1842 Callaway, James Copman, Henry; Heger, Henry Debt, note 20 23 Debt $31.52 Femme Osage Township
May 1842 Bailey, Robert Collins, Barry P.; Glass, Martha J.; Glass, Robert B.; St. Cyr, William P. Decree title 20 24 70 acres in Pond Fort tract purchased from Samuel B. Glass and Martha Ann Glass for $950 Deposition from Danville, Montgomery County
May 1842 Twyman, Leo   Statement of errors 20 25 Errors in Twyman's account as agent of Road and Canal Fund  
June 1842 Yosti, Francis Ferrell, Hutchens B. Debt, note 20 26 Debt $95.68  
June 1842 Yosti, Francis McKnight, Joseph A. Debt, note 20 27 Debt $53.72  
June 1842 Palsgrove, Joseph May, Charles D. Debt, note 20 28 Debt $60 Plaintiff assignee of Daniel Davis
June 1842 Kidwell, James   Insolvent debtor 20 29 List of debt included; no property listed; creditors from St. Charles and Lincoln Counties  
June 1842 Ames, Benjamin; Paulding, John W. Papin, Joseph; Graham, Richard; Chamber, Charles; Biddle, Ann; Clemens, James; Harney, William S.; Delany, Dennis; Mullanphy, Bryan Ejectment 20 30 East side of Main Street, Block 12, St. Louis; damages $2,000 Change of venue from St. Louis Court of Common Pleas; depositions from St. Louis and Kaskaskia, Illinois; see also Ames & Paulding v. Narcisse Turcot, June 1842
June 1842 Ames, Benjamin; Paulding, John W. Turcot, Narcisse; Graham, Richard; Chambers, Charles; Biddle, Ann; Clemens, James; Harney, William S.; Delany, Dennis; Mullanphy, Bryan Ejectment 20 31 Lot on east side of Main Street, Block 12, St. Louis; damages $2,000 Change of venue from St. Louis Court of Common Pleas; deposition of Bernard G. Farrar; see also Ames & Paulding v. Joseph Papin, et al., June 1842
July 1842 Best, Humphrey Burnum, Samuel Appeal 20 32 Original action debt; $31.50 account for clothing items Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Francois Lesieur; defendant also spelled "Burnam"
July 1842 Sappington, John Cottle, Lorenzo Debt, note 20 33 2 notes for $90 and $37.40; damages $50 Plaintiff from Saline County
July 1842 Cunningham, Edward C. Powell, Ludwell E. Appeal 20 34 Original action assumpsit, account for $36.75 paid by plaintiff to James McClure for defendant Contains interrogatories to defendant as garnishee in James Watson v. James McClure and William H. H. Carter v. James McClure; defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons
July 1842 Stephenson, Thomas D. Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Boyd, Cary A. Debt, note 20 35 Debt $151.30; damages $400 Plaintiff assignee of Peter Huffman
July 1842 Doake, Alexander M. Briscoe, Warner Replevin 20 36 Damages $60; one sorrel horse Plaintiff resided in Springfield, Illinois
July 1842 Hoffman, Peter Stephens, John Debt, note 20 37 Debt $1,000 balance on note for land deed  
July 1842 Coalter, John D. Bailey, James G. Debt, note 20 38 Notes for $47.15 to Jordan & Stockslager, $6.19 to Coons & Spencer  
July 1842 McFall, Lazarus Schwanderman, George Debt, attachment 20 39 Debt $228; damages $500; note to pay Bernhart Fetter  
July 1842 Sandford, Henry; Stumberg, Henry Foushee, Edwin Debt 20 40 Damages $100; defendant assigned note from Hugh Wardlaw to plaintiffs, Wardlaw was insolvent, leading to suit against defendant  
July 1842 Letolf, Charles Letolf, Margaret Divorce 20 41 Desertion Married 1839; defendant nee Christoford
July 1842 Gauss, Eugene; Weidner, Joseph A. Stephens, John Debt, note 20 42 Debt $101.19; damages $20 Plaintiffs doing business as Gauss & Weidner; lot on Jefferson and 6th Streets and 1600 arpents on Mississippi River attached
July 1842 Coalter, John D. Boal, Robert Debt, note 20 43 Debt $233.20  
July 1842 Coalter, John D. Boal, Robert; Watson, Samuel S. Debt, note 20 44 Debt $400  
July 1842 Lefaivre, Georgiana; Johnson, Evans; Lefaivre, Leonor; Lefaivre, Edward; Lefaivre, Edmund; Lefaivre, William; Lefaivre, Frederick; Lefaivre, John; Lefaivre, Alexis; Lefaivre, Louis; Lefaivre, Henry; Johnson, Angelique   Partition 20 45 40 arpents and one house and lot in Town of Portage des Sioux Heirs of Alexis Lefaivre
July 1842 Kribben, Christian Redemeyer, Henry; Redemeyer, Wilhelmina Appeal 20 46 Original action debt; $21 account for professional services when defendant Wilhelmina was administratrix of Etling's estate Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons
July 1842 County of St. Charles Frans, William; Bird, Marshall Debt, note 20 47 Debt $261.60 Plaintiff to use of inhabitants of Township 47 Range 1 East
July 1842 Logan, William C. Ensor, Sidney R. Appeal 20 48 Original action debt; $75 account for a mule Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Achilles Broadhead; depositions included
July 1842 Ryan, William Wallace, Gordon H.; Eaton, William P. Debt, note 20 49 Debt $125 to be paid in silver; damages $200 Plaintiff to use of Abraham Matson; deposition from Howard County
July 1842 McDearmon, James R. Gannaway, Adaline D.; Gannaway, Frances R.; Gannaway, Asbury C.; Gannaway, Rhoda V.; Gannaway, Susan E.; Gannaway, Edmund; Gannaway, Martha Frances; Gannaway, Sarah Anne Partition 20 50 540 acres in Township 45 North Range 1 East jointly owned by plaintiff and Edmund Gannaway Defendants heirs of Edmund Gannaway; plat maps included
July 1842 Farris, Andrew J. Reed, Nathaniel Appeal 20 51 Original action debt; $32.24 account for carpenter work Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons; $40.11 set-off account for dry goods from T. P. Copes & Company
July 1842 County of St. Charles Mallerson, Elijah; Harrison, Thomas J.; Eckert, William Debt, financial bond 20 52 Debt $580 Bond for purchase of land; plaintiff to use of inhabitants of Township 47 Range 1 East
July 1842 Fulkerson, William N., Executor LaPierre, Peter; LaPierre, Mary Dower 20 53 202 acres in Cul de Sac Common Fields Estate of Walter M. Charlesworth; plat map included
July 1842 Boone, Milo Matson, Abraham Assumpsit, note 20 54 Debt $117.36; damages $200; defendant tendered notes from Bank of Illinois which plaintiff claimed were no good  
July 1842 Boal, Robert; Cunningham, Thomas W. Campbell, Alexander Debt, note 20 55 Debt $95; damages $50 Attached 160 acres in Section 34 Township 48 North Range 5 East; plaintiffs assignees of Jordan & Stockslager
July 1842 County of St. Charles Logan, William C.; Sullenger, James Debt, financial bond 20 56 Debt $330; defendants owed inhabitants of Township 47 Range 1 East  
July 1842 Lindsay, Thomas, Sr. Jordan, Elisha H.; Boal, Robert; Cunningham, Thomas W. Foreclosure 21 1 Property in square 14 on east side of Main Street; $1,131.38 balance on note Slave Jane and her 2 children given as $525 payment on note
July 1842 Wood, Andrew S. Jordan, Elisha H.; Stockslager, Philip A.; Boal, Robert; Copes, Thomas P. Debt, financial bond 21 2 Debt $1,000 Garnishees A. S. Bansall and Ann G. Durfee; execution October 1842 for $608 in favor of plaintiff
July 1842 Wells, James Jordan, Elisha H.; Stockslager, Philip A.; Chauvin, Lefrenier J.; McNutt, John; Allen, Pines Injunction 21 3 Enjoin 3 executions against plaintiff as security on bonds to Chauvin and assigned to Jordan & Stockslager McNutt's slaves Milly, Harriet and Sambo levied but protected under McNutt's deed of trust to David McCausland, which included other real and personal property
July 1842 County of St. Charles Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Bailey, James G.; Wardlaw, Benjamin R. Debt, financial bond 21 4 Debt $219.08 borrowed from county's road and canal fund Defendant's confessed judgment
July 1842 Trendly, Paul Wells, James; Jenkins, Solomon; Eckert, William Debt, financial bond 21 5 Debt $200 Plaintiff assignee of James Stewart; also spelled "Trendley"
July 1842 State of Missouri Guhlman, Francis Dealing as merchant without a license 21 6 Defendant sold goods 30 miles west of St. Charles  
July 1842 State of Missouri Spencer, George S. Failure to repair road 21 7 Road District 4  
July 1842 State of Missouri Griffin, Carter B. Cruel and inhuman treatment of slave 21 8 Slave Milly in the employment of defendant Owner not named; witnesses included Gustavus A. Bird, Stephen Best, Thaddeus Robbins
July 1842 State of Missouri Trimble, Martin Peace bond 21 9 Keep peace toward William Jackson Witness Enoch Collins
July 1842 State of Missouri Foushee, Edwin Suffering slave to hire his own time 21 10 Slave named Washington  
July 1842 Price, John B. Copman, Henry; Landker, Gerhard H. Debt, note 21 11 Debt $78.89 Femme Osage Township
July 1842 Patchen, Paul P. Knott, David; Janis, Antoine Debt, note 21 12 Debt $140 Plaintiff assigned judgment to Edward Hall
July 1842 Bigelow, Moses Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Bailey, James G. Debt, financial bond 21 13 Debt $150 Plaintiff guardian of Thomas Wood and John Wood; defendants confessed judgment
July 1842 Copes, Thomas P. Demar, Christopher C.; Easterbrook, Samuel Debt, financial bond 21 14 Debt $10 Defendant Easterbrook filed motion to quash execution; judgment from Justice of the Peace Hugh H. Wardlaw
July 1842 Gordon, Alfred, Administrator Allen, Ira; Woolfolk, Gabriel A.; Woolfolk, Jane; Forbush, Syrander; Forbush, Milley Foreclosure 21 15 Debt $100; 203 acres on Cuivre River Estate of Samuel Bailey; defendants heirs of Francis Allen of Monroe Township, Lincoln County
July 1842 Archer, Creed T. Pitman, David K. Debt, financial bond 21 16 Debt $387.67; damages $500 Plaintiff assignee of Reason A. Tagart, executor of estate of James Tagart
July 1842 Baldridge, James Wardlaw, Hugh H.; Bailey, James G.; Wardlaw, Benjamin R. Debt, note 21 17 Debt $393.58; damages $600 Defendants confessed judgment
July 1842 State of Missouri Mallinckrodt, Julius Appeal 21 18 Assault and battery on Christian August Muller Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Charles McLee Fariss
July 1842 Howell, Benjamin F.; Price, Jacob A.; Naylor, James; Stewart, Elias C.   Witness recognizance 21 19 Appear to give testimony  
July 1842 Bailey, James B. Wardlaw, Hugh H. Debt, financial bond 21 20 Debt $674; damages $200 Defendant confessed judgment
July 1842 Boone, John C. Wardlaw, Hugh H. Debt, financial bond 21 21 Debt $901; damages $147.91; 2 bonds included Defendant confessed judgment; defendant assignee of Benjamin R. Wardlaw
July 1842 Collier, George Boal, Robert Debt, financial bond 21 22 Debt $1,250; damages $164.10 Defendant confessed judgment
July 1842 Wardlaw, Benjamin R., Administrator Wardlaw, Hugh H. Debt, financial bond 21 23 Debt $1,100; damages $341 Estate of Tabitha Fulton; defendant confessed judgment
July 1842 Lindsay, William C. Wardlaw, Hugh H. Debt, financial bond 21 24 Debt $350.39 Defendant confessed judgment
July 1842 Coalter, John D.   Precipe 21 25 1 precipe for multiple cases  
July 1842 Powell, Ludwell E.   Summons 21 26 2 grand jury summons  
August 1842 Dyer, George Coleman, William A. Debt, note 21 27 Debt $180 Slaves Patsy and Ezzebella attached in Lincoln County
August 1842 Gray, Jonathan H. Bird, Gustavus A. Appeal 21 28 Original action debt; $84.86 account for work done by plaintiff for defendant Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace H. H. Wardlaw
August 1842 Talbot, Laura Prince, William H. Ejectment 21 29 Damages $1,000; plaintiff ejected from 3 lots in Block 8 of St. Charles Commons totalling 180 acres Plaintiff by guardian Benjamin Orrick
August 1842 Harrison, Jesse Simpson, Foster B. Appeal 21 30 Original action debt, account for $28 Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace Waddy Thompson
August 1842 Yosti, Francis Pelton, Lewis Debt, note 21 31 Debt $39.82  
August 1842 Copes, Thomas P. Harmon, J. B.; Pelton, Lewis Debt, note 21 32 Debt $28  
August 1842 Pogue, Robert   Insolvent debtor 21 33 List of debt included; list of property including 2 Berkshire pigs, 2 plows, 11 geese, 18 chickens, lease of a smokehouse and stable owned by Conrad Hunn  
August 1842 Eckert, William Pelton, Lewis Debt, note 21 34 Debt $41.44  
August 1842 Coalter, John D. Towers, [unknown] Subpoena 21 35 File contains only witness subpoena for Rodger Towers  
September 1842 Copes, Thomas P.; Barron, Ninian Boal, Robert Assumpsit 21 36 Damages $500 Plaintiffs formerly doing business as T. P. Copes & Company; includes extensive account for food and dry goods
September 1842 Mason, William M. McConnell, James Debt, financial bond 21 37 Debt $40.75 Plaintiff assignee of Rezin A. Tagart, executor of James Tagart
September 1842 Yosti, Francis Fulkerson, William N. Debt, account 21 38 Debt $23.39; book account for dry goods  
September 1842 Yosti, Francis Fulkerson, William N. Debt, note 21 39 Debt $125.66  
October 1842 Patterson, William Bowles, Leo Appeal 21 40 Original action debt for $74.50; work on defendant's house Appealed from Justice of the Peace; includes description of work and materials used; plaintiff was to be paid in oxen, cows, sheep and pigs
October 1842 Patterson, William Bowles, Leo Assumpsit 21 41 Debt $100 for work done  
October 1842 Herndon, Joseph F. Stephens, John Trover 21 42 Damages $100; yoke of oxen  
October 1842 Mills, Christopher P. Van Meter, William E. Debt, note 21 43 Debt $350 Plaintiff assignee of Curl & Bateman; assignee of Orlando Curtis; slave Alfred attached
October 1842 Barron, Oliver; Campbell, William M., Executors Orndorff, Joseph Debt, note 21 44 Debt $250; damages $300 Estate of Jonathan Philips, assignee of Thomas P. Copes; debt to be paid in saddles
October 1842 Trice, Tandy H.; Trice, Nace F. Dyer, Joseph F.; Dyer, James Debt, financial bond 21 45 Debt $65.27 Plaintiffs also known as T. H. Price & Brother
October 1842 State of Missouri Hunn, Conrad; Zerr, Joseph Disturbing the peace 21 46 Defendants created loud noise and offensive conversation  
October 1842 State of Missouri Hunn, Conrad; Zerr, Joseph Selling liquor to slaves 21 47 Defendants sold liquor to slaves without permission  
October 1842 State of Missouri Vincent, James G. Assault 21 48 Victim was Adolph Brinkman; weapon was a stick Victim also spelled "Brinkmann"
October 1842 State of Missouri Watson, Abner Assault 21 49 Victim John Deidermann  
October 1842 State of Missouri Rice, Caleb Manslaughter 21 50 Defendant caused the death of Mary Keithly, who was pregnant, by excessively steaming her Defendant appealed to Supreme Court, which overturned his conviction; discussion of various medical treatment systems; Keithly was being treated for sciatica
October 1842 State of Missouri Hawkins, George W. Forgery 21 51 Defendant altered a note of Jordan Hill  
October 1842 State of Missouri Busch, Frederick Selling liquor in quantities less than one quart without a license 21 52   Defendant also spelled "Bush"
October 1842 Lusby, Elliot; Smith, Randolph B.   Delivery bond 21 53 Bond for ten horses and thirty cattle to satisfy $600 debt due to James B. Mackay  
October 1842 Barron, Oliver; Campbell, William M., Executors Long, John T.; Tagart, Larmon Debt 21 54 Debt $354.54 Estate of Jonathan Philips; defendant also spelled "Taggart"
October 1842 Cunningham, Thomas W. Hidden, N. H. Debt, note 21 55 Debt $21.41  
October 1842 Allen, John P. Harris, William H.; Custer, David Debt, financial bond 21 56 Debt $500  
October 1842 Coalter, John D. Eckert, William; Colver, Philip N. Debt 21 57 Debt $1,280 Plaintiff assignee of George Riddle; defendants confessed judgment
October 1842 Campbell, William M.   Precipe 21 58 2 precipes for multiple cases  
October 1842 Powell, Ludwell E.   Summons 21 59 9 grand jury summons  
October 1842 McClay, William; Killham, Julius C.; Killham, Wingfield S. Peepenbreyer, Henry Trespass, force and arms 21 60 Damages $600; defendant shot and killed plaintiff's mules Plaintiffs partners in trade
October 1842 Hunnewell, Daniel H.; Hill, George H. Barker, Simeon L. Debt, note 21 61 Debt $101.59 Defendant resident of Crittenden County, Kentucky
October 1842 Bank of Illinois Copes, Thomas P. Assumpsit, bill of exchange 21 62 Debt $3,500 on two bills of exchange involving Jordan & Stockslager, Robert Boal and J. Varain & Company in New Orleans; damages $4,000 Bills of exchange drawn in Alton, Illinois
October 1842 Muschany, John B. Stephens, John Appeal 21 63 Original action debt, account; $50.25 for medicine Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace
October 1842 Spencer, George S.; Spencer, Eliza; Spencer, Robert A.; Spencer, Cornelius; Spencer, Octavius A.; Spencer, John B.; Spencer, Septimus H.; Spencer, William C.; Spencer, Samuel A. Kelly, Michael Ejectment 21 64 450 arpents on Missouri River; $500 damages  
October 1842 Gauss, Eugene; Weidner, Joseph A. Watson, Samuel S. Debt, note 21 65 Debt $325 Plaintiffs doing business as Gauss & Weidner and assignees of James Bryan
October 1842 Herndon, Joseph F. Lefaivre, Antoine Trespass, force and arms 21 66 Damages $200; defendant took 2 of plaintiff's horses and converted them to his own use  
October 1842 Johnson, Moses; Tingley, Clement Copes, Thomas P. Motion 21 67 Motion to order sheriff John Orrick to pay to plaintiffs proceeds of sale of defendant's property under three executions in favor of plaintiff, William Douglass and John Dickerson Plaintiffs doing business as Johnson & Tingley
October 1842 Down, Samuel Bowles, Walter Appeal 21 68 Original action debt; $43.50 account for farm labor per contract Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Achilles Broadhead; defendant's offset account and article of agreement included
October 1842 Copes, Thomas P. Demar, Christopher C.; Easterbrook, Samuel Appeal 21 69 Original action debt, note for $10 Defendant appealed from Justice of the Peace H. H. Wardlaw
October 1842 Patchen, Paul Knott, David; Janis, Antoine Debt 21 70 William M. Campbell, garnishee of defendants  
October 1842 Moore, James Moore, John L.; Thomas, Mary Ann; Moore, James H.; Moore, Hezekiah Assumpsit, contract 21 71 Damages $1,000; defendants failed to provide money, room and board for plaintiff in return for land conveyed Offset account for labor, travel, medical expenses and wintering livestock
October 1842 Revard, Joseph; Navarre, Joseph Scipiot, Francois Debt, note 21 72 Debt $100 for land in St. Charles Commons  
October 1842 Charlesworth, Charles Cote, Joseph Appeal 21 73 Original action forcible entry and detainer; 35 acre lot in St. Charles Common Fields Plaintiff appealed from Justice of the Peace Benjamin Emmons
October 1842 Briscoe, Warner Van Meter, William C. Debt, note 21 74 Debt $400 2 slaves named William attached
October 1842 Payne, Thomas J. Bordeau, John B. Debt, note 21 75 Debt $100 Plaintiff to use of John D. Coalter
October 1842 Bowles, David Lusby, Elliott Debt, note 21 76 Debt $600  
November 1842 Schaffer, Frederick Day, Henry R.; Bangs, Henry Debt, note 21 77 Debt $90  
November 1842 Schooling, Robert Simpson, Foster B. Debt, note 21 78 Debt $15  
December 1842 Clay, James; Hancock, William, Executors Alkire, Jesse Debt, financial bond 21 79 Debt $47.50 Estate of E. M. Clay; defendant confessed judgment; execution issued to Gasconade County
December 1842 Cosby, Josiah B.   Insolvent debtor 21 80 List of debt included; property included carpentry tools worth $20