State v. Patrick Cloksey

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Patrick Cloksey
Case Date: 
1857
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Illegal Voting

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
7
Notes / Description: 

Defendant had voted in the Presidential Election of 4 Nov. 1856, even though he was an "illegal alien" by birth; he had been naturalized, admitted to become a citizen of the United States less than six month prior to election, contrary to the statute of the State of Tennessee.