W. G. Hankins, admr. of Wiley Hankins, dec. v. W. W. Jenkins

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. G. Hankins, admr. of Wiley Hankins, dec. v. W. W. Jenkins
Case Date: 
1894
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
272
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff sought $10,000 in damages for the death of Wiley Hankins. Plaintiff argued in court that the defendant assaulted and killed the "intestate of the plaintiff" with a pistol. The defendant argued it was self-defense. Exhibit is oversized hand-drawn map of the location of the area where the parties lived, including the victim's and defendant's houses. Located in MT OV 11.