State v. Deshazo

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Deshazo
Case Date: 
1843
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Gambling

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

William N. Holt and James Deshazo bet or gambled on the outcome of an election for Governor of the state of Tennessee. The law stated that whoever bet on an election shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.