The State Versus W. B. Schwartz

Schwartz, W. B. - 1893-01-12The State Versus W. B. Schwartz

In the case of the State, on the part of Albert Payne, prosecuting witness, against W. B. Schwartz, which was heard in the Clay Circuit court Wednesday, the jury reported a disagreement on the opening of court Thursday morning and were discharged.

“The State Versus W. B. Schwartz,” The Brazil Democrat (Brazil, Indiana), 12 January 1893, p. 1, col. 2; digital image, Newspaper Archive ( : accessed 18 February 2014).

[Editor’s note: In other words,  the case was dismissed. There is no further mention in any of the local or national papers.]

5 thoughts on “The State Versus W. B. Schwartz

    1. Genealogy Lady Post author

      I think that would be a case for further research to see if I can find the actual court records. Unfortunately I haven’t had much luck so far finding someone who is willing to do research at the Clay County courthouse.


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