State v. James Williams

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. James Williams
Case Date: 
1880
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
15
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Indictment on three counts for 1. assault with intent to commit murder, 2. assault with intent to commit murder in second degree, 3. assault with intent to commit manslaughter. Victim was George W. Marshall. The attack occurred on Sept. 6, 1875. Sup. Ct quashed the third count and defendant plead guilty to assault and battery. At trial, jury held defendant not guilt on counts 1 and 2 of the indictment, but guilty on the assault and battery charge.