Benjamin Fowler v. Henry A. Farnsworth

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Benjamin Fowler v. Henry A. Farnsworth
Case Date: 
1853
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Assault

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
42
Notes / Description: 

Fowler says Farnsworth violently assaulted him by kicking & striking him, throwing him down, & dragging him, causing bodily injury & damaging his clothes. Farnsworth says he was justified in doing so, as Fowler broke into his house & he was resisting it. Fowler's children mentioned: Benjamin F. Fowler, Catharine Fowler, & stepson Alexander Simons. NOTE: ET 1140 and 1173 contain other cases between same parties around same time period, & cause of actions are fraud and trespass & damages.