State v. C. W. Wallace

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. C. W. Wallace
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Other

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
40
Notes / Description: 

Cause of action: Obtaining money under false pretenses. Wallace fraudulently represented himself to John F. Counts a senior member of the firms John F. Conts and Son as M. S. Marley, a member of the firm Harley Matt & Co. furniture dealers. Wallace convinced Conts to sign a $50 draft. Wallace was found guilty and sentenced to five years in prison.