State v. John Eatherly

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. John Eatherly
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Bond

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
14
Notes / Description: 

Eatherly was accused of illegally carrying a weapon and plead abatement on the first judgment. One of the jurors was his uncle, and Eatherly's council argued that this made the judgment unlawful. In Cheatham County a mile from Ashland City the defendant allegedly pulled out a pistol and fired it.