Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. C.H. Smith for plaintiffs in error. Mr. J.C. Hodges and Mr. A.J. Nichols were on his brief.
Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dickinson for defendants in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE GRAY delivered the opinion of the court.
At October term, 1889, of the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Texas, the grand jury returned an indictment against Millard Fillmore Ball, John C. Ball and Robert E. Boutwell, for the murder of William T. Box, alleging that the defendants, being white men and not Indians, on June 26, 1889, in Pickens county, in the Chickasaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, did unlawfully and feloniously...
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