Ohio County Common Pleas Court Proceedings – Aug 1872

Proceedings of the Ohio County, Indiana Common Pleas Court for August 1872 appeared in:
Aurora Dearborn Independent – 8 Aug 1872 – Page 3, Column 2

Ohio Common Pleas.

The Rising Sun Recorder of the 3d inst. says:

An adjourned term of the Ohio Common Pleas was begun on last Wednesday, Judge Scott Carter presiding. The cases for trial are:

Joseph A. Burkham vs. The Lawrenceburg Woolen Manufacturing Company, Elijah S. Blasdel, Levin B. Lewis, Ezra G. Hayes, and Anson Marshall

George B. Fitch, administrator, vs. the same defendants

John P. Tyson et al vs. John C. Craig, administrator of Hugh Smith, deceased.

The first named case was put on its trial before a jury on Thursday. The issues formed for trial is between the plaintiff and Ezra G. Hayes. The complainant seeks to make the defendant liable for a loan of ten thousand dollars of United States 5.20 bonds made by Anson Marshall to the woolen mill in the year 1867. The counsel for plaintiff are Messrs. John D. Haynes, F. Adkinson, and John K. Thompson; for defendant, Messrs. D. S. Major, Wm. S. Holman, John Schwartz, O. D. Liddel, and S. R. Downey.

A special term of the Ohio Circuit Court was held by Judge Carter, for the hearing of what is known as the Barkshire case.

The session will probably occupy several days of next.