1805 -1808 Circuit Court Records

YearGroupBoxFolderPlaintiffDefendantTitleActionCaseSummary
1805 A 1 1 United States Lattrail, Gabriel Assault Assault was on Mary Ann Cardinal; defendant pleaded not guilty
1805 A 1 2 United States Zumwalt, Jacob Assault and battery Defendant assaulted Daniel McCoy at Quivre; $500 security bond; defendant pleaded guilty, fined $1.50 and $14.33 in costs; defendant also spelled "Zomwald," "Zumwald"
1805 A 1 3 United States Dean, Jean Baptiste Larceny Defendant allegedly stole one "jack plain" belonging to James Green worth $3
1805 A 1 4 Cottle, Ira Wherry, Macky Assault and battery Defendant allegedly beat plaintiff with a cane; damages $500
1805 A 1 5 United States Wherry, Macky Assault and battery Battery against Ira Cottle with a walking cane
1805 A 1 6 United States Cottle, Ira Assault and battery; obstruction of justice Defendant allegedly assaulted Macky Wherry while Wherry was breaking up a fight between "two negro persons"
1805 A 1 7 Rutgers, Arand Cottle, Ira Trespass; slander Damages $99; defendant allegedly entered plaintiff's plantation, interfered with plaintiff's business, and called plaintiff "a damned infernal rascal" in public; plaintiff also spelled "Rudgers"
1805 A 1 8 McCoy, Daniel Zumwalt, Henry Debt Damages $99; defendant left Susanna Zumwalt at plaintiff's house to be taken care of by plaintiff against plaintiff's will
1805 A 1 9 Durkee, Rosewell Gates, John Damages Damages $90; precipe for capias
1805 A 1 10 McClain, Alexander Delauriere, Fremon Debt Damages $90, $95; defendant also spelled "Delaucier"
1805 A 1 11 Simonds, Nathaniel; Rhodes, Claiborne Dickson, Frederick Assumpsit Plaintiffs doing business as Simonds and Rhodes; damages $120
1805 A 1 12 Rankin, James Rufty, John Trespass on the case Damages $100
1805 A 1 13 Piper, James Bagley, Asher Debt, note Damages $200; note promised that defendant would deliver 10 cows and calves at Portage des Sioux
1805 A 1 14 Rutgers, Arand McLaughlin, Henry Debt Damages $200
1805 A 1 15 Rutgers, Arand McLaughlin, Henry Debt Damages $400
1805 A 1 16 Lacounte, Louis Holmes, Samuel Assault and battery Damages $500; plaintiff alleged assault by defendant at home of John P. Gates; plaintiff sued by Gates, his guardian and next friend
1805 A 1 17 Marechall, Antoine Crosby, Hezekiah Debt, note Damages $50; note was for $30 silver or 40 bushels of wheat
1805 A 1 18 United States Holmes, Samuel Battery Louis Lacounte alleged an assault by defendant; defendant pleaded guilty
1805 A 1 19 Shurn, John Nicholas Eshbough, David Debt, note Damages $100; note was for defendant to deliver $75.50 in potter's ware at Portage des Sioux; jury found for defendant
1805 A 1 20 Robier, John Baptiste Desomette, Basile Trespass on the case Damages $50; summons to Auguste Chouteau, Antoine Janis, Nicholas Tayo
1805 A 1 21 Baldridge, James McConnil, William Debt Judgment by arbitration; defendant ordered to pay $40 in shaved skins
1805 A 1 22 Hebert, Bazil Lacroix, Francois Replevin Defendant and Joseph Papin, also spelled "Papin," took 200 weight of deer skins and 200 weight of tallow valued at $140; plaintiff also spelled "Bazile"
1805 A 1 23 Davenport, Matthew Swift, James Debt Plaintiff was guardian and next friend of Francois Kissler
1805 A 1 24 Finson, Antoine Champlain, Jean Baptiste Trespass on the case Entered settled by order of plaintiff; damages $500
1805 A 1 25 Zumwalt, Andrew Tayon, Charles Trover Damages $80; plaintiff also spelled "Zumwald"
1805 A 1 26 Pichette, Joseph Aubuchon, Louis Debt Plaintiff delivered 100 sheafs of wheat to defendant for threshing and cleaning; alleged negligence, causing the loss of 50 sheafs; defendant also spelled "Obuchon"
1805 A 1 27 Duquette, Francois Faye, Nicholas Documents in French; continuation of suit undecided by John Mackay, commandant of St. Charles, in 1804
1805 A 1 28 United States Dodson, Joshua Contempt Defendant failed to appear and serve as grand juror
1805 A 1 29 Hempstead, Edward Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1805 A 1 30 Hempstead, Edward Venire Petit jury; list of jurors summoned
1805 A 1 31 United States Davis, James Manslaughter Attorney General's fee bill; sheriff's fee bill
1805 A 1 32 Golin, Francois Oath of office Oath of office for Francois Golin, constable
1805 A 1 33 Lorient, Joseph Lesage, Baptiste Assumpsit Damages $60
1805 A 1 34 Hempstead, Edward Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1805 A 1 35 Rutgers, Arand Rhodes, Claiborne Debt Damages $100; defendant was to pay for deer skins; 2 1/2 pounds of deer skins to the dollar
1805 A 1 36 Janis, Antoine Bergi, Perish Trespass on the case Damages $100
1805 A 1 37 Lisa, Manuel Bodoin, Louis Replevin Damages $1,000; skins of deer, beaver, racoon, bear and tallow
1805 A 1 38 Lisa, Manuel Arquoit Trespass on the case Damages $500
1805 A 1 39 United States Burns, Arthur Non-appearance as a grand juror Defendant failed to appear as a grand juror in April term 1805
1805 A 1 40 United States Ponteaux, Claude Bond Recognizance directed defendant to "keep the peace towards Gregoire Tiercerot"
1805 A 1 41 LeSieur, Francois Eshbough, David Assumpsit Damages $300
1805 A 1 42 United States Bergire, Pierre Riche Assault Defendant indicted for assaulting Josette Maye, alias Bergire; found not guilty
1805 A 1 43 McLanahan, Josiah; Harry, Jacob Rhodes, Claiborne; Simonds, Nathaniel Debt Damages $1,500, $400, $100; plaintiffs doing business as McLanahan & Harry; defendants did not deliver pelts
1805 A 1 44 McGuirk, John Spencer, Benjamin Debt Debt $32.43 in salt
1805 A 1 45 Largrave, Ustarge Boyer, Peirish Trespass on the case Damages $110; precipe for capias
1805 A 1 46 Chouteau, Auguste Godfroy, Taygot Damages Damages $200; plaintiff agent of Etienne Derouer
1805 A 1 47 McGuirk, John Spencer, Benjamin Trespass on the case Damages $100
1805 A 1 48 Lisa, Manuel Chevalier, Cadet Debt Damages $400; plaintiff also spelled "Liza"
1805 A 1 49 Piper, James Bagley, Asher Debt Damages $150
1805 A 1 50 United States Proulx, Bazile Giving liquor to Indians Recognizance bond with Joseph Pickett as surety
1805 A 1 51 United States Ragot, Francois Assault Assault was against John Gates; Saint Paul Lacroix, surety; defendant failed to appear
1805 A 1 52 Montardy, Peer Deon, Joseph Debt Damages $100
1805 A 1 53 Galusha, Elisha G.; Catlett, Henson Page, David Debt Damages $150
1805 A 1 54 Harvey, John Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1805 A 1 55 Chouteau, Auguste Pinos, Louis Debt Damages $150; plaintiff was agent of Etienne Derouer
1805 A 1 56 Chouteau, Auguste Gonnebille, Bartholomew Debt Damages $110; plaintiff was agent for Etienne Derouer
1805 A 1 57 Pickett, Joseph Challifoux, Peer Debt Damages $100; defendant also spelled "Chalifor," "Chellifoe," "Challefour"
1805 A 1 58 Pickett, Joseph Brugiere, Louison Debt Damages $100
1805 A 1 59 United States Lagrave, Eustach Assault Assault against Toutsaint Loulier; Saint Paul Lacroix, surety; defendant failed to appear; defendant also spelled "Ustarge Lagrave"
1805 A 1 60 United States Davenport, Matthew Assault Assault was against David Marracle, also spelled "Marricle"
1805 A 1 61 Harvey, John Venire Petit jury; list of jurors summoned
1805 A 1 62 United States Baldridge, Robert Assault Assault was on George Hoffman; defendant pleaded guilty; defendant also spelled "Baldrage"
1805 A 1 63 Crawford, Moses McDaniel, James Smith Debt Damages $1,000; plaintiff was agent of John Beard, administrator of John Fisher; defendant also spelled "McDonnald"
1805 A 1 64 Janis, Antoine Bergi, Perish; Tayon, Joseph Debt Damages $100; plaintiff was assignee of Macky Wherry, sheriff
1805 A 1 65 Morrison, Robert Spencer, Benjamin; Leflore, Peter Debt Damages $400; defendant also spelled "Laflore"
1805 A 1 66 Cowan, William Delauriere, Fremon Debt Damages $2,000; plaintiff sold goods
1805 A 1 67 Gates, John P. Frereault, Francis Debt Damages $100; plaintiff was assignee of Calvin Adams
1805 A 1 68 Depauw, Charles Baldridge, Robert Debt Damages $500; defendant also spelled "Baldrich"
1805 A 1 69 Blackburn, William Spurges, William Assumpsit Damages $100; plaintiff sued to the use of Robert Cox
1805 A 1 70 United States Marricle, David Assault Assault was on Perry Brown; defendant pleaded guilty
1805 A 1 71 Pickett, Joseph Lachauner, Gabriel Debt Damages $190; defendant also spelled "Lachaunce"
1805 A 1 72 Lisa, Manuel Forsayte, Robert Debt Damages $300; plaintiff also spelled "Liza;" defendant also spelled "Forsythe"
1805 A 1 73 Giroward, Mary, Administratrix Cooper, James Assumpsit Plaintiff administratrix of William Giroward; damages $100; defendant had promised to pay $44.11 from previous suit in Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Indiana Territory
1805 A 1 74 Chouteau, Auguste Darchuste, John Baptiste; Layoies, Jesse Debt Damages $100; plaintiff was agent of Etienne Derouer, also spelled "Etinne;" plaintiff also spelled "August Cheauteau"
1805 A 1 75 Lisa, Manuel Datchernette, Baptiste Debt Damages $300; plaintiff also spelled "Liza"
1805 A 1 76 Cooper, James Courtemarsh, Bartholomew Debt Damages $500
1805 A 1 77 United States Jeremy, Sarah Giving or selling liquor to Indians Recognizance bond with Alexander Cassen as surety
1805 A 1 78 Lisa, Manuel Oberchon, Antoine Debt Damages $400; plaintiff also spelled "Liza"
1805 A 1 79 Dunn, William Lesage, John Baptiste Debt, note Damages $150; defendant's note promised to pay Gregoire Sarpy 561 livres in peltry
1805 A 1 80 Wherry, Macky Fee bill Fee bill from Sheriff Macky Wherry
1805 A 1 81 Precipe 3 precipes with multiple case file entries; executions, writs of capias; some actions and damages noted
1805 A 1 82 Saucier, Francois Fee bill Fee bill from Francois Saucier
1805 A 1 83 Administrative papers Bills for services, salaries, miscellaneous administrative papers; some in French
1805 A 1 84 Rhodes, Claiborne; Simonds, Nathaniel; Woods, Jonathan; Burns, Arthur; et al. Road Petition Petition to build a road from St. Charles to River aux Cuivre, then to settlement at Sandy Creek; petitioners Claiborne Rhodes, Nathaniel Simonds, Jonathan Woods, Arthur Burns, 15 others
1805 A 1 85 Crosby, Hezekiah; Woods, Zadock; Darst, David; Van Burkleo, William; et al. Road Petition Petition was to build road from St. Charles to the Mississippi River; petitioners Hezekiah Crosby, Zadock Woods, David Darst, William Van Burkleo, 16 others
1805 D 18 77 Arend Rutgers Ira Cottle Arend Rutgers v. Ira Cottle Trespass; slander Case file in 1805-1835, Box 1, Folder 7; bail bond for defendant
1806 A 2 1 Cortemarche, Bartholomew Barada, Louis, Administrator Debt Damages $70; defendant administrator of Augustis Robert Lapummery, deceased; defendant also spelled "Beradoux"
1806 A 2 2 Marichol, Antoine; Marichol, Mary Catherine Hebert, Bazil Debt, assumpsit Damages $150; plaintiffs claimed that defendant agreed to hire their son, then reneged; plaintiffs also spelled "Mareshall;" defendant also spelled "Heber," "Bazel Habear"
1806 A 2 3 Depaw, Charles Baldridge, Robert Debt Subpoena for John Carr
1806 A 2 4 Bryan, Guy; Morrison, William Cook, John Debt Damages $100
1806 A 2 5 Rutgers, Arand Cottle, Ira Trespass vi et armis Damages $90
1806 A 2 6 Simonds, Nathaniel; Rhodes, Claiborne Ewings, William Debt Damages $400
1806 A 2 7 Harvey, John Venire Petit jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 2 8 Pichett, Joseph Rogers, William Debt Damages $800
1806 A 2 9 Hebert, Bazil Besommet, Pierre Debt Damages $400; defendant also spelled "Bezomett;" plaintiff also spelled "Bazel Hebar"
1806 A 2 10 McLanahan, Josiah; Harry, Jacob Rhodes, Claiborne Subpoena for Edmond Chandler, Nathaniel Simons
1806 A 2 11 Cooper, James Cortemarsh, Bartholomew Trover and conversion Damages $100
1806 A 2 12 Moran, Joseph Piquet, John B. Debt Damages $200, $100
1806 A 2 13 Rhodes, Claiborne Woods, Martin Debt, note Defendant promised to pay $37 in merchantable pork; damages $200
1806 A 2 14 Tiercerot, Gregoire Proulx, Bazil Debt Damages $60; debt $40
1806 A 2 15 United States Petitso Theft with force and arms Defendant was "a savage of the Osage tribe;" charged with stealing muslin handkerchiefs and silver dollars from Francis Smith; pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 16 Campbell, John Rhodes, Claiborne Debt Damages $100; defendant was accused of breaking monopoly on ferry traffic across Mississippi from Cahokia to St. Louis
1806 A 2 17 Rhodes, Claiborne Woods, Jonathan Debt Damages $1,500; plaintiff assignee of Benjamin Allen; defendant was to pay in merchantable pork
1806 A 2 18 Rhodes, Claiborne Simonds, Nathaniel Debt Damages $500
1806 A 2 19 Pichette, Joseph Belland, Jean Baptiste Debt, note Damages $300; plaintiff to use of Church of St. Charles
1806 A 2 20 Tayon, Charles Deny, Mari Christine Trespass on the case Damages $500
1806 A 2 21 Carson, Alexander Gilmore, Thomas Trespass on the case Damages $150
1806 A 2 22 Jarrot, Nicholas Papin, Etienne Debt Damages $150
1806 A 2 23 United States Dodson, Joshua Contempt Defendant failed to appear as grand juror
1806 A 2 24 Grasara, John Baptiste Barada, Louis Trespass on the case Damages $300; plaintiff also spelled "Grezayere;" defendant also spelled "Brada," "Loueso Berradoux"
1806 A 2 25 Grasara, John Baptiste Dezomett, Bazel Hebert Trespass on the case Damages $40; defendant also spelled "Hebear"
1806 A 2 26 United States Murdock, James; Murdock, Alexander Assault and battery Victim was John Lindsey; certified to General Court; defendants also spelled "Murdough"
1806 A 2 27 Duquette, Francis Tubou, Jacques Trespass on the case Damages $750
1806 A 2 28 Belle, Clement Tayon, Charles, Sr. Trespass on the case Damages $80
1806 A 2 29 United States Murdock, James; Murdock, Alexander Assault and battery Victim was Benjamin Spencer; certified to General Court
1806 A 2 30 Spencer, Benjamin Murdock, James; Murdock, Alexander Trespass vi et armis, assault and battery Damages $1,000; defendants also spelled "Mordock;" plaintiff claimed he was assaulted at Saline by defendants
1806 A 2 31 United States Piper, James Assault and battery Victim was Francis Smith
1806 A 2 32 Rutgers, Arend Parmer, Anthony C. Debt, note Summons for Pierre Provenchere; debt $77.53 in peltry; defendant also spelled "Parmer"
1806 A 2 33 Harvey, John Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 2 34 Coulter, Thomas Lewis, Samuel Debt Damages $100
1806 A 2 35 Parmer, Anthony C. Cardinal, Paultes Debt Damages $1,700; plaintiff to the use of Charles Palmer
1806 A 2 36 Lewis, John Harvey, John Debt Damages $150
1806 A 2 37 Morrison, William Crosby, Hezekia Debt Damages $1,000
1806 A 2 38 Valle, Charles Gates, John P. Debt Damages $250
1806 A 2 39 Peshit, Joseph Challifoux, Pere Debt Damages $500; plaintiff also spelled "Pichette;" defendant also spelled "Challefour," "Chellifoe," "Chalifor"
1806 A 2 40 Lisa, Manuel Hebert, Bazil Debt Damages $180; debt was for 450 livres of merchantable deer skins; defendant alias Desomette, also spelled "Basil," "Bazile"
1806 A 2 41 Hebert, Bazil LeSage, Baptiste Debt Damages $150; plaintiff also spelled "Bazile;" defendant also spelled "Lesarge"
1806 A 2 42 United States Morrison, William Assault Assault was on Hezekiah Crosby
1806 A 2 43 Rybolt, Michael Cooper, James Debt Damages $100; defendant was to kill wild hogs and give half to plaintiff's family
1806 A 2 44 Proulx, Bazile Cottez, Alexander Debt Damages $100
1806 A 2 45 Gates, John P. Golin, Francis Debt Damages $150
1806 A 2 46 Proulx, Bazile Corby, Semo Debt Damages $200; defendant also spelled "Simon Corbeille"
1806 A 2 47 Reynolds, Antwine; Duquette, Francis Djerle, Charles Debt Damages $400; defendant also spelled "Dejerle;" plaintiffs represented Committee of St. Charles
1806 A 2 48 Chouteau, Auguste Morice, Peter Debt Damages $400
1806 A 2 49 Golin, Francis Gates, John Phillip Slander Damages $800
1806 A 2 50 Boone, Squire Allen, Benjamin Trover and conversion Damages $100
1806 A 2 51 United States Smith, Francis Assault Assault was on James Piper; defendant pleaded not guilty; defendant also spelled "Smyth"
1806 A 2 52 Boone, Squire Farnsworth, Bial Trover and conversion Damages $100; plaintiff lost a black cow and one year calf; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 53 Duquette, Francois Challifoux, Joseph Debt, note Damages $120; defendant was to pay in wheat and corn $50; defendant also spelled "Challifoe," "Chellifoe," "Challefour," "Chalifor," "Chaliffoux;" includes copy of note in French
1806 A 2 54 United States Tayon, Louis Assault Assault was on Devance Chauvin; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 55 Chouteau, Peter Morice, Peter Debt Damages $100; defendant also spelled "Pierre Morris"
1806 A 2 56 Journey, Peter; Cottle, Ira; Rhodes, Claiborne; Smith, Adam; et al. Road petition Petitioners Peter Journey, Ira Cottle, Claiborne Rhodes, Adam Smith, 12 others
1806 A 2 57 United States Morrison, William Assault Assault was on Joseph Sans Soucie; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 58 Spencer, Robert Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 2 59 United States Chauvin, Devance Assault Assault was on Louis Tayon; defendant pleaded guilty
1806 A 2 60 Burns, Robert Hebert, Bazil Debt Damages $400; defendant also known as "Desomette;" defendant also spelled "Bazile"
1806 A 2 61 Spencer, Robert Venire Petit jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 2 62 United States Young, Joseph Assault and battery Battery against Gabriel Latreye; defendant also known as Joseph Deon
1806 A 2 63 United States Smith, Francis Jacob Coons, Julius Emmons summoned
1806 A 2 64 United States McCord, Adam T. Assault Assault was on John Ramsay
1806 A 2 65 Jones, Thomas Lewis, Samuel Debt Damages $400; plaintiff sued to recover debt awarded by Court of Quarter Sessions of Henderson County, Kentucky
1806 A 2 66 United States Young, Joseph Assault Assault was on Francois Barribbeau, also spelled "Baribo;" defendant also known as Deon; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 67 United States Crosby, Hezekiah Assault Assault was on William Morrison; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 68 Piper, James Smith, Francis Assault Damages $1,000; plaintiff alleged assault by defendant; defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 2 69 United States Zumwalt, Andrew; Pechet, Joseph; Crow, Henry Default as grand jurors Andrew Zumwalt, Joseph Pechet, Henry Crow failed to appear as jurors during July 1806
1806 A 2 70 United States Barribbeau, Francois Assault Assault was on Joseph Young, alias Deon; defendant pleaded not guilty; defendant also spelled "Barrabo," "Baribo"
1806 A 2 71 Riddick, Thomas T. Crosby, Hezekiah Debt Damages $100
1806 A 2 72 Jarrot, Nicholas Honore, Louis Debt, note Damages $120; defendant was to pay 244 livres in merchantable deer skins; includes note in French
1806 A 3 1 United States Ramsay, John Assault Assault was on Adam T. McCord; defendant pleaded guilty
1806 A 3 2 Lisa, Manuel Vasquez, Baronet Debt Damages $1,000; plaintiff also spelled "Liza"
1806 A 3 3 Hebert, Bazil Grezafils, Baptiste Debt Damages $1,000; plaintiffs also known as Desomette; plaintiff also spelled "Bazile"
1806 A 3 4 Spencer, Robert Venire Grand jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 3 5 Hebert, Bazil Lesage, Baptiste Debt, note Damages $200; plaintiff also known as Deshomonnettes; defendant was to pay $66 in peltry; plaintiff also spelled "Bazile"
1806 A 3 6 Janis, Antoine Gaites, John Debt Damages $100; defendant also spelled "Gates;" plaintiff also spelled "Antwine Janeis"
1806 A 3 7 United States Latreille, Gabriel Assault Assault was on Joseph Young; defendant also spelled "Latre;" defendant pleaded not guilty
1806 A 3 8 Janis, Antoine Larevy, Joseph Debt Damages $100; plaintiff also spelled "Antwine Janeis"
1806 A 3 9 Spencer, Robert Venire Petit jury; list of jurors summoned
1806 A 3 10 United States Sansoucie, Joseph Subpoena Contains only a subpoena for Mary Reed and Elizabeth Crosby
1806 A 3 11 Baldridge, Robert Miracle, David; Miracle, Elizabeth Slander Damages $5,000
1806 A 3 12 Duquette, Francois Proulx, Bazile Debt Damages $60
1806 A 3 13 Hebert, Bazil Larivy, Joseph Debt Damages $45; defendant also spelled "Larive;" plaintiff also spelled "Bazile"
1806 A 3 14 Woods, William Coroner's inquest Inquest into death of William Woods
1806 A 3 15 Miscellaneous documents 2 requests for summonses to be issued
1806 A 3 16 Tayon, Charles Fraudulent list of tax property Sheriff notified court that Charles Tayon owned 10 or 11 taxable horses but only listed 6
1806 A 3 17 Wood, Jonathan Oath of office Oath was for Jonathan Wood, Commissioner
1806 A 3 18 Assault Documents in French; involved Devance Chauvin, Louis Tayon
1806 A 3 19 Administrative papers Includes subpoena and venire templates
1806 A 3 20 Precipe 10 precipes with multiple case file entries; executions, writs of capias, subpoenas, fiere facias; some actions noted
1806 A 3 24 Baldridge, Robert Miracle, David; Miracle, Sarah Slander Damages $5,000