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Second Judicial District Court

Court Docket Number Title Date Description Notes Box Folder
Second Judicial District Court
State vs Joseph Brown 1878 Extract from the minutes regarding attorney H. R. Seale who borrowed the record in the case before the Seventh Justice of the Peace and his failure to return it so that the Brown case could proceed. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 13) 30 13i
Second Judicial District Court
State vs Stephen Adams 1879 Affidavit by Adams, who was sentenced to jail until court costs were paid, that he has no means to make payment. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 13) 30 13j
Second Judicial District Court 0 State ex rel Edward Thomas vs Criminal Sheriff 1879 Petition for habeas corpus to secure the release of Thomas from Parish Prison where he was being held as dangerous & suspicious on a mittimus from the Eighth Justice's Court. The mittimus is also included.
31 11
Second Judicial District Court 0 State vs Henry Mentz 1880 Charged with assault & battery. Includes a list of defense witnesses (names and addresses), a bond, and a capias Miscellaneous documents--Folder 6 25 3b
Second Judicial District Court 0 State vs Ferdinand Meyers, Robert Campbell, and Edward Hughes 1878 The Grand Jury's indictment for conspiracy to commit murder Miscellaneous documents--Folder 6 25 3c
Second Judicial District Court 0
1871 Printed petition of Nathan Schwab regarding his removal from office as Sheriff of Jefferson Parish. His election and removal from office took place in 1868, this document is dated, on the reverse, 1871. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 14) 30 14b
Second Judicial District Court 846 State vs Mike McDermott and John Thomas 1877 Order for release on their own recognizance after being charged as dangerous and suspicious characters. Miscellaneous documents--Folder 6 25 3d
Second Judicial District Court 1938 In the matter of the Board of Commissioners of the Second Drainage District 1878 Regarding opposition to the assessments to support drainage in the District. Included is testimony of the keeper of the Metairie Cemetery relative to drainage or lack thereof in the burial grounds. Also included is a detailed statement of opposition from Thomas J. Durant
13 49
Second Judicial District Court 1938 In the matter of the Commissioners of the Second Drainage District
Undated bill of exceptions of several defendants in the matter. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 13) 30 13h

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