State v. J. F. Benton

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. J. F. Benton
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Garnishment

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

The actual indictment is for oppression. Defendant is charged with unlawful garnishment of the wages of Robert Green for unpaid poll tax. The garnishment was said to be based upon a distress warrant in the defendant's possession.