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Frank and Macklin Shelby certificates of freedom

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1400
Scope and Contents Jo Daviess County Circuit Court documents granting freedom to Frank and Macklin Shelby after winning their lawsuit against Grattiot, Tratte and Grattiot for assault and battery and false imprisonment. Granted "all the privileges of a free man of color."
Dates: Created: April 25, 1831

Joseph M. Street legal notice

 Collection — Box: 87
Identifier: MS-SC1495
Scope and Contents Notice to the sheriff of Gallatin County, Illinois Territory from the Court of Shawneetown to hold James Cain, if found in their "bailiwick" having been found guilty of not paying debts to Adam Rankin. Written and signed by Street the Clerk of Gallatin County Circuit Court. Note by S.M Hubbard, for Ephraim Hubbard, Sheriff, stating bond secured by Michael Jones "has been taken for payment of the money".
Dates: Created: November 23, 1816

Saline County Circuit Court papers

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1321
Scope and Contents Papers regarding court case brought against Ebon C. Ingersoll by Green B. Raum, the drainage commissioner of Saline County who accused Ingersoll of not paying for the land. Includes indenture, notice of foreclosure, summons for Ebon and Robert, and a statement by Robert Ingersoll. Sheriff John Boyer signed that he had served the summons. Ingersoll lost the land.
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1861

Sangamon Co., Ill. Coroner's Jury verdict

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1333
Scope and Contents Copy of the verdict by the jury found that although the injuries might "have accelerated his decease" they did not believe that the wounds were sufficient "in themselves to have produced the catastrophe in a person of sound health." Dated with the names of the jurymen.
Dates: Created: December 31, 1840

Sangamon County, Illinois Circuit Court bill of complaint

Identifier: MS-SC1330-2
Scope and Contents Bill of complaint for John S. Roberts against Reuben Radford for payment for "divers goods wares and merchandise" that were "sold and his request" and with the "promise to pay". He did not pay. Murray McConnel and James McDougall were the lawyers for the plaintiff.
Dates: July 1839

Sangamon County, Illinois Circuit Court, Gray vs. Gray transcript

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1330-3
Scope and Contents Transcript of record of case made before Judge David Davis listing several adulterous relationships by Franklin Gray prior to his leaving for California, subpoenas sent, interrogations made, proof of publication announcing the bill of chancery against Franklin, and petition for divorce. J.C. Conkling acted as Mrs. Gray's lawyer. James H. Matheny, Clerk of the Court, attested and signed the transcript.
Dates: Created: December 19, 1855

Sangamon County, Illinois Circuit Court orders of the court

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1330-1
Scope and Contents Orders issuing from the Sangamon County Circuit Court give the names of the parties in the case, the order or finding of the court and some are signed by the clerk. Most appear to be notes from which the clerk made his official entry. Some are orders for persons to appear before the court. Many are the findings in cases re: payment of debts or real and personal property disputes. Some are "the People of the State of Illinois vs..." and involve criminal charges requiring a guilty or not guilty...
Dates: Created: 1840 - 1850

Sangamon County, Illinois estray notices

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1327-1
Scope and Contents Estray notices for Sangamon County, Illinois include those from Sugar Creek, Sand Ridge, Lick Creek, Richland Creek, Rock Creek and Clary's Grove and are signed by various justices of the peace including Nathaniel Compton, Job Fletcher, Elihu Stout, Robert Armstrong, Samuel Berry and others.
Dates: Created: 1821 - 1830

Sangamon County, Illinois Justice of the Peace Court records, The People v. Thomas Edwards

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1332
Scope and Contents Bond, warrant, deposition, filing cover for indictment and other papers pertaining to the charge of rape brought by Sally Marshall against Thomas Edwards.
Dates: Created: 1831 - 1832

Sangamon County, Illinois Probate Court receipts and records

 Collection — Box: 77
Identifier: MS-SC1336-2
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items include receipts for Logan and Lincoln, Lincoln and Herndon and Logan and Hay. Three items from the estate of Edward Mitchell. Oath to perform duties, 1841, of Public Administrator signed by Thomas Lewis. Contract for Isaac W. Wiles to teach "every day school" with signatures of those agreeing to contribute to pay and housing of the teacher. Letter, 1843, from Jesse and Lucinda Crim of Greenville, La. to L.A. Pickrell of Mechanicsburg, Ill that was used in favor of Sarah...
Dates: Created: 1836 - 1860