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State of Kentucky ] SCT Lyon Circuit Court
Lyon County Court May 8th, 1900
David Hammond ] Lunatic
This day Sam C Molloy, Attorney for the Commonwealth, filed an information as follows, to-wit:
To Hon. Thomas P Cook, Judge of the Lyon Circuit Court:
I am reliably informed that David Hammond is a person of unsound mind, and a idiot and therefore ask that a jury be impaneled to pass upon the subject.
Sam C Molloy County Attorney Lyon County
Ordered by the Court, That _____Esq, an Attorney of this Court, be and he is hereby appointed to defend for and on behalf of the person under trial.
To inquire, etc., comes a jury to-wit: _______________