Joseph Gunter v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joseph Gunter v. State
Case Date: 
1878
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Sabbath Violation

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
21
Notes / Description: 

Although not named in the case name, G. W Gunter, George Hooper, and Johnson Hooper were also accused of Sabbath breaking. These "evil disposed persons" were charged with squirrel hunting on a Sunday, evidencing their "manifest corruption of the public morals, to the evil example and common nuisance of all good citizens."