State of Arkansas
Motion for New Trial
Filed Jany 29th
R R R of
State of Arkansas } Clark Circuit Court
Vs. } January term 1885
George Oxford }
Comes the said defendant by his attorney and moves the court to reconsider its ruling on the motion for a new trial in the above named cause for the following reasons to wit.
1st That the testimony does not warrant a verdict for murder in the 2nd decree –
Therefore defendant moves the court to set aside said verdict and accept of a plea of guilty for manslaughter.
Alex Mason Atty