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Transcribed by Teresa Young
CIVIL DOCKET OF B. H. HACKETT, U. S. COMMISSIONER
CENTRAL DISTRICT, INDIAN TERRITORY
GUSS HARRIS, Plaintiff
DOCK OAKES and CORA LAW, Defendant
Nature of the Case: Replevin of Horse
Record of Proceedings.
Affidavit and Bond, filed in case of Replevin, July 25th, 1899. Order of Deliver issued returnable August 14th, 1899. Plaintiff files motion to strike defendant DOCK OAKES named from this cause of action and to make JAMES LAW a party defendant herein. Motion granted and case continued to August 31st, 1899.
August 31, 1899, case continued by agreement of parties to September 12th, 1899.
September 12, 1899, this cause coming on to be heard both parties appear. Defendant files motion for continuance. Motion overruled. Plaintiff ask for and are granted permission to amend the affidavit by inserting the value of property in same. Defendant files answer. Plaintiff asked for jury. Venire issued. Jury come, sworn and empaneled to try the cause. Evidence of witnesses and argument of council heard by the jury and jury retired to consideration their verdict and returned into open court the following verdict to-wit:
“We the jury find the issues for the plaintiff GUSS HARRIS”. WM. ELLIS, Foreman.
It is therefore ordered and adjudged by the court that the plaintiff GUSS HARRIS do have and retain the possession of the horse herein in contirveisy (sic ‘controversy’) and that he have judgement for all his cost herein laid out and expended for which execution may issue.
Filing & Pros Paper: .15 cents
Affidavit: .50 cents
Issuing Order of Delivery: .50 cents
Continuance: .25 cents
Serving 5 witnesses: .50 cents
Judgement: .40 cents
Affidavit to answer: .50 cents
Swearing 5 witnesses: .50 cents
Issuing venues Jury: .25 cents
Swearing Jury: .25 cents
Paid to Clerk September 30th, 1899: $4.80
Signed by M. B. CHAFFIN
Serving: .75 cents
Summoning Jury: .75 cents
Paid to clerk: $2.50
Jury fees: $1.50
WITNESS FEES: LEE PIERCE
Signed by B. F. HACKETT, U. S. COMM.
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