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George Natcher
March, 1893

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #11
Sumner County Circuit Court Minutes
Feb 1893 - Jun 1897

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
© 2002

March 23, 1893
Page 126

State of Tenn vs.
A & B
Geo Natcher              Came the Atty. Genl. in behalf of the state and the Deft in his own proper person who being duly arraigned and charged upon the bill of Indictment pleads guilty and submits his case to the mercy of the Court.  Thereupon it is ordered by the Court that the Deft. pay or secure a fine of $100.00 and the active cost of this case.  In case he fails to pay or secure said fine and cost, it is ordered that he be taken in custody by the Sheriff and by him conveyed to the work house of Sumner County and that he be therein confined at hard labor until said fine and cost are paid secured or worked out.
Let Work House order issue
State of Tenn
vs. A & B  (Assault & Battery, jb)
Geo Natcher                Came the Atty. Genl. in behalf of the state and the Deft in his own proper person who being duly arraigned and charged upon the bill of indictment pleads guilty and submits his case to the mercy of the Court.  Thereupon it is ordered by the court that the Deft. pay or secure a fine of $100 and the actual cost of this case.  In case he fails to pay or secure said fine and cost, it is ordered that he be taken in custody by the Sheriff and by him conveyed to the work house of Sumner County and that he be therein confined at hard labor until said fine and cost are paid secured or worked out.
Let Work House order issue

Page 271
October 24, 1893

State of Tennessee   }  Circuit Court
Sumner County         }  October Term 1893
The Grand Jurors for the State upon their oaths present that Geo. Natcher heretofore to wit on the 24th day of Oct. 1893 in the State and County aforesaid unlawfully and feloniously did take steal and carry away one piece of bacon to the value of one dollar of the personal goods and chattels of W. G. Schamberger to the value of one dollar with intent to deprive the true owner thereof and convert the same to his own use against the peace and dignity of the State.      H. C. Carter  Atty General
and the Grand Jurors upon their oaths further present that on the day and year aforesaid in the State and County aforesaid the said Geo. Natcher did unlawfully and feloniously receive one piece of bacon of the personal goods and chattels of W. G. Schamberger and of the value of one dollar well knowing the same to have been unlawfully and feloniously taken stolen and carried away with intent to deprive the true owner thereof and convert the same to his own use against the peace and dignity of the State.       H. C. Carter    Atty Genl.
A true bill  W. G. Schamberger for execution A. J. Warren

Page 357
Feby 26, 1894

State of Tennessee
vs. Petit Larceny
Geo. Natcher                Came the Atty. Genl. in behalf of the State and the defendant in custody of the Sheriff who being duly arraigned and charged upon the bill of Indictment pleads not guilty and for his trial puts himself upon the County and the Atty. Genl. doth the like.  Thereupon came the following Jury of good and lawful men of Sumner County to wit:

Page 358

J. H. McLaren, H. M. Hay, Henry Neman, J. W. Garrison, Hugh Willer, M. H. White, E. T. Bush, A. B. Ausbrook, J. E. Moore, Jno Noland, Tom Wells and E. B. Rutledge who being duly elected empaneled and sworn to well and truly try the issue joined between the State of Tennessee and the defendant who upon their oaths do say they find the defendant guilty and assess his punishment at ten days in the County Jail.  Thereupon the defendant was asked if he had ought to say why sentence should not be pronounced upon him in accordance with the verdict of the Jury said he had not.  It was therefore considered by the court that the Defendant be rendered infamous incapable of holding office or voting or sitting on Juries or testifying in Courts of Justice and that he be conveyed to the County Jail of Sumner County and therein confined ten days at hard labor from the execution of his sentence in the above case.  That he shall pay the cost of this case for which fifa shall issue and it appearing to the court that the defendant is entirely insolvent, it is ordered that the State of Tennessee shall pay her own cost in this behalf accrued when properly certified.


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