State v. Pleasant White

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Pleasant White
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Disturbance of Public Worship

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
8
Notes / Description: 

White accused of disturbing a congregation by "going drunken into and at said congregation" & "vomiting from drunkenness in the presence of the said congregation" & so doing "in contempt of religion to the manifest corruption of public morals." Jury found White guilty as charged.