Jeremiah Wilson d.1829 Washington Co AR: widow =Martha and 2 children =James Reed Wilson b.1817 & Melinda Wilson b.1814 [Ritter];
Circuit Court Book A, Washington Co AR, 18 May 1829,
re Jeremiah & Martha Wilson, William Reid,Abel Johnson
+Simpson, Garvin, Vaughan, Bates, McGarrah, Woody, Larkin Newton, & Hiram Johnson
An motion ordered that Thomas Wilson be appointed Constable of Prairie Township and that the Clerk take bond and security of said Wilson in the sum of four hundred Dollars.
James Simpson is appointed Constable of Vinyard Township, the clerk to take bond and security as in the preceding order.
Benjamin Garvin is appointed Constable of Cane Hill Township, the clerk to take bond and security as above.
Samuel Vaughan is appointed Constable of Richland Township, the clerk to take bond and security of the said Vaughan as in the above order.
An motion John Wilson is appointed County Surveyor of the County of Washington.
Ordered that Court adjourn until nine O'clock tomorrow.
Tuesday morning Court met pursuant to adjournment, J.W. Bates present as on yesterday.
John McGarrah is allowed the sum of eight dollars as per account file "a"
Ordered that the clerk deliver to the sheriff three merchants and two peddlers Licenses at this term.
Larkin Newton is allowed the sum of five dollars as per account file "00"
Larkin Newton in open court took the oath to support the Constitution and the oath as a Justice of the Peace.
The Grand Jury came into Court and presented the following bill of Instruction:
United States vs Hiram Johnson, alias Hiram Johnston; Larceny.
The Grand Jury, having no more business before them, were discharged.
Ordered that a capias issue [?] on the above indictment.
Letters of Administration is granted to Martha Wilson on the Estate of Jeremiah Wilson decd. by her giving bond and security in the sum of seven hundred dollars, William Reid and Abel Johnson to be securities.
Court adjourned until Court in Course J. Woodson Bates.
In Vacation May 28th 1929
William B. Woody took the oath to support the Constitution of the United States and the oath of office gas Justice of the Peace for Canehill Town, Territory of Arkansas, County of Washington
Larkin Newton, Clerk
I Larkin Newton, clerk of the Circuit Court in Washington County, Arkansas Territory, do certify that the three forgoing pages contain a correct and true copy of the record and proceeding of said court as to March Term in 1829, and that said sheets of paper are filed in my office. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand as clerk this 10th day of July 1829, and of the independence of the United States the 54th year,
Larkin Newton, Clerk
Another page, in another hand, Circuit Court Book A:
John Reed is hereby appointed Constable of Illinois Township upon his giving bond to the clerk according to law in the sum of six hundred dollars.
Martha Wilson on her own motion is appointed Guardian of James R. Wilson and Melinda Wilson, infant children of the said Martha Wilson upon her entering into bond with good security in the sum of four hundred dollars.
The commissioners appointed to view and mark a road from the Seat of Justice of this County to the South end of the County by was of McInturf a mile, returned their report which was confirmed by the court and the road established as a public road.
Upon settlement with the Sheriff of this county stands charged with fourth dollars for ...... granted at the last turn of this court.
Ordered that the Clerk issue two blank peddlers license and two merchants license to the Sheriff of this county;
Thomas J. Shannon vs Robert and John McPhaile
On motion it is ordered that the [unk] have leave to take depositions
Nicks and Rogers vs Thomas R. Shannon
On motion it is ordered that the [unk] have leave to take depositions generally . . .