State v. James Graves

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. James Graves
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Force and Arms

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
71
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A witness testified that Graves shot him while they were at the witness' house. They decided to go to Flat Woods & "whip old Tom chappell & a negro," Chappell was involved in a debt dispute. Grave's brother Tom was at Flat Woods as well on Sunday morning . Plaintiff argued with the witness who was eventually shooting the shoulder by James Graves.