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John Reynolds papers

 Collection — Box: 71
Identifier: MS-SC1264C
Scope and Contents Mostly documents from the Madison County Circuit Court from Reynolds' years of law practice. Most of these concern money owed. He acted as lawyer for William Morrison, prominent Kaskaskia businessman, in several cases. A few documents signed while serving as governor. Two letters re: land sales, 1836, 1837.
Dates: Created: 1814 - 1837

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 County, Illinois Circuit Court bill of complaint

 Collection
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 delivered...at 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 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 miscellaneous legal papers

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1327-4
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents dating from 1833 to 1848, dealing with residents of Sangamon County and other nearby counties in Illinois. Contents include deeds, mortgages and other documents concerning sale of land; decrees of bankruptcy; indictments and petitions for a writ of habeas corpus; and a letter concerning payment of a debt. People mentioned include Reuben Radford, Caroline Radford, Joseph Tabor, Jacob Early, Catherine Early, Moses Pierson, Joseph Klein, Elizabeth Klein,...
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1848

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