STEVENSON v. UNITED STATES

No. 681.

162 U.S. 313 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 839

40 L.Ed. 980

STEVENSON, v. UNITED STATES.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1896.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Fred Beall for plaintiff in error. Mr. Joseph P. Mullen filed a brief for same.

Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dickinson for defendants in error.


MR. JUSTICE PECKHAM delivered the opinion of the court.

The plaintiff in error was indicted in the United States Circuit Court for the Eastern District of Texas, at the term commencing on the 20th of November, 1893. The indictment charged the defendant with the crime of murder in killing one Joe Gaines on the 22d of August, 1893, in Pickens County, in the Chickasaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, the same being annexed to and constituting a part of the Fifth Circuit...

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