State v. William W. Hollingsworth

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. William W. Hollingsworth
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Disturbance of Public Worship

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

A Methodist congregation was having a church trial of Hollingsworth, who had been accused of speaking evil of some of the ministers of the church. In his defense, Hollingsworth stated that everything he said was true, after which the disturbance occurred. The jury found him guilty and fined him $10.