State v. Henry Welch

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Henry Welch
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
43
Notes / Description: 

Defendant charged with the following: on Oct 15th 1887, defendant assaulted R.L. McKinney with a pistol, exhibiting intent to kill. Also charged with malicious shooting. Defendant found guilty and sentenced to serve two year term in TN State Penitentiary Issue was raised over defendants right to testify on his own behalf.