State v. Henry Atkinson (col.)

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Henry Atkinson (col.)
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
151
Notes / Description: 

Atkinson was charged with the murder of Lucius D. Suttle. He was ultimately found guilty and sentenced to hang. He appealed and asked for a new trial but was denied. His lawyer claimed it was manslaughter not murder.