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Title: [Murder indictment for Jacob Gardenhire] 1795 Aug., Washington District Superior Court of Law / W[illia]m Cocke: a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Cocke, William

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Date: August 1795
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is the murder indictment of Jacob Gardenhire passed in the August 1795 term by the Washington District Superior Court of Law. The trial was in regards to the murder of Joseph Hackley in Greene County on May 2, 1791. The jurors declared that Gardenhire had indeed killed Hackley with the willful intent to murder. The indictment further explained the nature of the crime and Hackley's death. It was signed by attorney William Cocke, and further instructions on the back of the indictment recommended that Gardenhire be taken into custody immediately.
Collection:Superior Court Indictment for Murder
Folder: MS-808

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