State v. Henry Bugg (col.)

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Henry Bugg (col.)
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Illegitimate Child/Bastardy

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
68
Notes / Description: 

Rachel Mitchell claimed that she gave birth to a child on June 18, 1875, and claimed that the father was Henry Bugg, who she was not married too. Bugg pleaded guilty to the charge, but the judge in the case decreed there was not enough proof.