R. G. Burson v. E. S. Cox, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
R. G. Burson v. E. S. Cox, et al.
Case Date: 
1873
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
81
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff complains that the defendants broke into his home, damaged his property, assaulted him with sticks and threatened him with pistols. During the trial, a witness for the plaintiff described the event as a whipping expedition. Switches were made from bush and tree branches. This case may also be related to the murder of Lafayette Miller and A. J. King.