May 12, 1855 Judgment by George Williams, Judgment True Copy.

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Title

May 12, 1855 Judgment by George Williams, Judgment True Copy.

Description

Two pages. On the first page, the document begins by announcing the date, May 12, 1855, and court proceedings. Judge George Williams and the jury rule in favor of Letitia Carson, awarding her a sum of $300. It lists the jury saying, "Now on this day came the Plaintiff by Thayer and Smith her attorneys and the Deft by Logan and Kelsay his attorneys and issue being found thereupon came a jury to wit James L Bounds, William P Smith, Alfred Rinehart, Wiley Winkle Joseph Dimick George Belknap John Bryant John Hillhouse, George Knowlton, Galatin Atkins, Lazarus Vanbeber and William L Cardwell who were duly impaneled and sworn and after hearing the whole case gave the following verdict to wit “we the jury for the Plaintiff the sum of three hundred dollars. Thereupon it was ordered and adjudged by the court that said plaintiff have judgment and execution for said sum of three hundred dollars together with her costs in this behalf to be taxed."

The second page of the judgment verifies that the Judgement in Letitia Carson's first court case is a true copy. It reads, "I do certify that the foregoing to be a true copy of the judgment in the foregoing cause. May 12th, 1855 Jas H. Slater Clerk We the jurors find for the pleant plaintiff [sic] and assess her damages at $3,000 [sic] dollars."

Creator

District Court Benton County

Source

Oregon State Archives

Publisher

LCLP

Date

1855-05-12

Contributor

Bob Zybach

Rights

No Copyright, Public Domain

Format

JPEG image

Language

English

Type

Legal Document

Identifier

Oregon-26

Coverage

David Carson Estate, Territory of Oregon, County of Benton, Soap Creek Valley

Collection

Citation

District Court Benton County, “May 12, 1855 Judgment by George Williams, Judgment True Copy.,” Letitia Carson Digital History Collection , accessed July 13, 2024, https://letitiacarson.omeka.net/items/show/41.

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