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Missouri. Circuit Court (5th Judicial Circuit)



  • Existence: 1831-

Administrative History

The Fifth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri was established in 1831 in the northwestern portion of the state.

Document showing the testimony given before the judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri ... 1841.

Phone call to Mo. Supreme Court Lib., 10/29/87 (5th Judicial Circuit is one of many state judicial circuits, encompassing the northwestern part of the State)

Sixteenth Circuit Court website, via WWW, June 23, 2015 (Fifth Circuit est. 1831, included Jackson County, Mo.)

History of Daviess and Gentry counties, 1922: p. 154 (first term in Daviess County held July 18, 1837; judge Austin King) p. 155 (became part of the 7th Circuit, ca. 1855)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Circuit Court recognizance

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294278]
Identifier: Vault MSS 691
Scope and Contents

Handwritten bond dated September 7, 1838, signed by Joseph Smith, Jr. and others before Judge Austin King of the 5th Judicial Circuit Court. The bond was for $500.00 and bound Joseph Smith, Jr. and Lyman Wight over to the court.

Dates: 1838 September 7