State v. Benjamin T. Thrower

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Benjamin T. Thrower
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
18
Notes / Description: 

Thrower assaulted and attempted to murder Alexander Milliken. Thrower went to Milliken to collect money owed him. Thrower cursed and abused Milliken's wife, Milliken quickly paid him. Thrower came back later asking if Milliken would protect his wife. Milliken got his gun. Thrower left and came back with a gun. Thrower swore to kill Milliken and that he had a spite with him ever since they were in Mexico.