State v. Manse Bailey (col.)

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Manse Bailey (col.)
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
20
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Jury convicted Manse of unlawfully carrying weapon--called pocket pistol, belt pistol, revolver, Army pistol --and fined him $50. Having failed to pay or secure fine, Manse delivered to Keeper of County Workhouse until such time as he should by labor pay the fine. Witness Jo Manley (col): His house was broken into; he had reason to believe Manse did it; found Manse on Spruce St. & took him by the arm, at which time Manse pulled gun. Manse's mom Lau Bailey also testified.