State v. Amos L. Griffith & M. W. Sherry

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Amos L. Griffith & M. W. Sherry
Case Date: 
1865
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Forgery

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
8
Notes / Description: 

Case relates to execution issued on judgment in case of M.W. Sherry v. Robert Dunkin [Duncan]. After Dunkin paid the judgment, Defs allegedly marked out the endorsement evidencing such payment on the judgment itself, with intent to defraud Dunkin. Def. indicted for forgery but indictment dismissed as being legally insufficient.