Clay Circuit Court in Session

Liberty Tribune, Feb. 20, 1852 The Clay Circuit Court is now in session, Judge Dunn presiding. The case of the State vs. Wright, sent from Platte county, closed on Wednesday. The jury sentenced W. to three years imprisonment in the penitentiary. The trial of the Floersh's for the murder of Hall Wilkerson, of Platte, is progressing.

Jurors Assigned for John Floersch Trial

Severance is granted to the affect that John Floersch will be tried separately from Jacob, Philip & Mathias Floersch and William Tooms. Jurors assigned to John Floersch are: James HenshawWashington WillowCharles W. BerrymanPeter McCauleyJames T. HadleySt. Clair DemmoteJohn H. CockrellAbraham LincolnJohn H. WilliamsAlbert LincolnHenry MailesJoseph ?iolete? Note: copies of the original handwritten records of the court proceedings of the trial of John Floersch, and portions of the proceedings dealing with the charges against sons Jacob, Phillip, and Mathias are available. The record of the complete trial proceedings dealing with the charges against sons Jacob, Phillip, and…

Jacob Floersch sells Lot 92 / Block 8 to Peter Floersch – $150 ($5000) DEC 10 1851

Weston, MO Page 1 of a copy of the original handwritten record of Jacob's sale of Lot #92 of Block 8 in Weston, MO, to Peter Floersch. Page 2 of a copy of the original handwritten record of Jacob's sale of Lot #92 of Block 8 in Weston, MO, to Peter Floersch Page 1 of the transcribed record of Jacob's sale of Lot #92 of Block 8 in Weston, MO, to Peter Floersch Page 2 of the transcribed record of Jacob's sale of Lot #92 of Block 8 in Weston, MO, to Peter Floersch Map of…

Johann signed promissory note for $1000 to Bird, Doniphan, & Rees for Legal defense services ($33,000) NOV 28 1851

Page 1 of the original handwritten record of John Floersch's Promissary Note to pay for legal expenses in defense of himself and his sons in the trial for the death of Hall Wilkerson. Page 2 of the original handwritten record of John Floersch's Promissary Note to pay for legal expenses in defense of himself and his sons in the trial for the death of Hall Wilkerson. Transcribed record of John Floersch's Promissary Note to pay for legal expenses in defense of himself and his sons in the trial for the death of Hall Wilkerson.