State vs. John Armmons

State vs. John Armmons

Lower Court

  • Holmes County

Date

  • 1861

Box

  • 473

Folder

  • 853

Transcript

-of the depth of six inches, of which said mortal wound the said Samuel McDuage on the seventh day of September in the year aforesaid in the County aforesaid, died, and so the Jurors aforesaid do say that the said John Ammons the said Samuel McDuage in manner in form aforesaid feloniously willfully and of his malice aforethought then and there did kill and murder, contrary to the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the State of Florida. And the Jurors aforesaid so sworn as aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid further present that John Ammons late of the County of Holmes Yeoman, not having the fear of God before his eyes but being moved and deduced by the instigation of the Devil on the seventh day of September in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and fifty Eight with force and arms in the County aforesaid in and upon one Samuel McDuage in the peace of God and the State of Florida then and there being feloniously willfully and of his malice aforethought did then and there make an assault and that the said John Ammons with a certain gun of the value of five dollars which he then said John Ammons in both his hands, then and there had and held, the said Samuel McDuage in and upon the Right side of the head of him the said Samuel McDuage, then and there felonious willfully and of his malice aforethought did strike and beat giving to the said Samuel-