State v. Bill, a slave

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Bill, a slave
Case Date: 
1843
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
0
Notes / Description: 

Official charge is "Assault and Battery with Intent to Commit Rape." Defendant is a slave, and is referred to only as "Bill" in the case. The alleged victim is referred to only as "a free white woman."