United States v. John Johnston
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St. LouisSt Louis District Quarter Sessions,

John JohnsonJohn Johnson
United StatesUnited States

on idictment, for

1 Because, the presiding judge
misdirected, jury in this particular
that the mare which on trial
was proven, to he the property of
Louis Rogers and charged in the indictment
to be the property of
JamesJames Rogers ,RogersJames Rogers the jury, might find dft guilty, of
and that if the said mare
was sufficiently described in the
in indictment, it would be a bar in
law to another prosecution for the same,
offense, -

2 Because, the court, permitted
illegal and improper testimony to
go to the jury in suffering JamesJames Rogers
Rogers, Louis RogersJames Rogers , - and
all indians of the Shawnee,
tribe to be sworn on the part
of the prosecution against the
said defendant,