Creator

Date Original

1841

Description

This transcript was handwritten by Albert Pike during the trial of J.A. Fears, but it is only a portion of thetrial.

Biographical/Historical Note

J.A. Fears was tried in the Pulaski County (Ark.) Circuit Court on a manslaughter charges on March 23,1841. The victim in the trial transcript is simply referred to as S. with no other identification. The statewas represented by Robert W. Johnson, while the defense was provided by Pike, Cocke, and Cummins.The jury found J.A. Fears guilty, and he was sentenced to a fine of $1000 and a day of imprisonment.However, the jury unanimously recommended that the fine be remitted by the Governor.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.007.019

Resource Type

Text

Collection

State of Arkansas vs. J.A. Fears trial transcript, SMC.007.019

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

State of Arkansas vs. J.A. Fears trial transcript, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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