Bard Green alias Bart Green v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Bard Green alias Bart Green v. State
Case Date: 
1896
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
328
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiff was convicted of murdering W. P. Mitchell with a shotgun & sentenced to death. The victim is also identified as M. P. Mitchell. The testimony of a large number of witnesses is included. Case originated in Hardeman County but venue was moved to Madison Co. The public was so outraged that it was believed that violent harm might be done to Green. The number of pages includes a folded letter to Gov. Turney pleading for executive clemency.