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No. 989

State of Arkansas


George Oxford

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

For Deft