Hampton, Geo. W.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
|No. 551||PRESENT, Hon. James M. Washburn Judge,|
|The People of the State of Illinois||James C. Jackson Clerk,|
|vs||Attachment for||James H. Duncan Sheriff,|
|Geo. W. Hampton||Contempt as defaulting Witness||And W. W. Clemens State's Attorney.|
|Attest, James C. Jackson Clerk|
WHEREAS, an Attachment was on the 28th day of December AD 1883issued against said Geo. W. Hampton by the Clerk of this Court in compliance with a former order of this Court for a contempt of court in not attending Court as a witness in a case wherein the People of the State of Illinois is Plaintiff and Thomas and Jeff Watson are Defendants aftter having ben dult served with process
AND WHEREAS, afterward, in pursuance of said Attachment, before T. E. Cagle Deputy Sheriff
of Williamson County , to wit: On the Eight day of February 1884, the said Geo. W. Hampton made his recognizance in the sum of one Hundred Dollars for his appearance at the County Court of said
County, on the first day of March Term, 1884, thereof, to answer to said Attachment, which recognizance was then and there
approved and certified by said Sheriff, and was afterward filed in said County Court, whereby it became a matter of record therein;
AND WHEREAS, the day is now come when by said recognizance the said George W. Hampton is bound to appear: Now come the People, by W. W. Clemens, the State's Attorney, and the said Defend- ant, being three times solemnly called, comes not, nor anyone for one, but makes default; and John R. Russell security for the said George W. Hampton in said recognizance being (blank) also now three times solemnly called that he produce the body of the said Defendant , and he also failing therein, thereupon IT IS ORDERED BY THE COURT that the default of the said Defendant and of his security be entered of record, and that a scire facias issue herein against said John R. Russell returnable to the next term of this Court, requiring the said security then and there to appear and show cause why the People should not have judgment and execution upon their said recognizance, according to the form, force and effect thereof. Ordered also that atius Attachment for the body of said Defendant , returnable to the next term of this Court and that this cause shall stand continued until next regular term of this Court.