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State vs. John Armmons

State vs. John Armmons

Lower Court

  • Holmes County

Date

  • 1861

Box

  • 473

Folder

  • 853

Transcript

The Grand Jury came into court and presented the following bill of indictment, endorsed and signed as follows, that is to say --

State of Florida vsJohn Ammons

[right]Murder

At True Bill

Anthony H. Brownell, Foreman

State of Florida VsJohn Ammons

[right]Murder

It appearing to the Court upon the affidavit of the prisoner that he fear he cannot have a fair and impartial trial in the County of Holmes on account of the prejudice existing against him, it is ordered that the venue in this case be changed to the be changed to the Circuit Court of the County of Jackson to be begun and held at Marianna on the 2[nd] Monday of the present month. It is further ordered that all the witnesses for both the prosecution and defense be recognized to be and appear at said Circuit Court of Jackson County on Tuesday of the second week of the said term thereof to testify in said case and not depart without the leave of the said Court. It is further ordered that the clerk of the court do transmit the clerk of the Circuit Court of Jackson County the indictment and all the original papers in this prosecution on file in his office together with a copy of all the recognizance of the witnesses, recognized to appear and testify in this case and it is further ordered that the sheriff of the County of Holmes do safely convey the prisoner-