Jeremiah Clearwater Conviction

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Jeremiah Clearwater Conviction - m . 4'onvletlon of .rIaoalau*ibter....
m . 4'onvletlon of .rIaoalau*ibter. C*rr.?pooJfn.I ?f Tli* N. Y. Tribin.. gnmoTIIB. R. V , Tue*day, July J t, 1->A I.ait night a vcrdict uf Mansla .ghtwr ia the aecond degree waa Irought agamst Jeremiah I uarwater, for tbe mnrder of his brotuer Abra tam. Tbe fueta hre briefly these : On iaturdaf, March '.'2,1K1, deceased, with his futher, and eev eral other paraBBt, all more or leas in hqitar, aturted from this village for home. Af'er goinga *hoit distance, they overtook Jerry, the prisoner, wbo was somewbat lame. Abraham kindly ort'ereaV to walk, and gave bis brotber his place. Jerry w as unable to drive straight, and turned the horae* outof tbe road two o. three times, Abraham eacfc time putting them in again. At last wordsrn eued ; Jerry began to cut the reins, aud whik) Abraham tiied to p.event him, Jcny's OrBB stnick him with a .ticB, and *oon Jerry hiino?-lf planged hia jack-knife irto his abdomen, rippiti^ so thal tbe bowel* protruded. He died in thirty hour*. On a previoua tnal of Clearwater, the Jury atood eleven Io. conviction aad one agaiu -t, aid thia one on account of acruplea about tbe deatk penalty. Clearwatcr inaybe;'/); cannot read or writa, and ia of intemperate habjts. Ob, Ruml Kum " This i* anothei case ol crime resulting fro.n t!? uae cf intoxicacing driaka,'' was the firat reiuart of Judge Hubbard, when hc guve hia chargetf tha Jury. ' Voung men! will you not bewarned? Tntf very gla#* which you are how aipping i ia/'eai ytu to a deed for which a hft>long n*pent*Jica cannot atoue. ?? l-k

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  1. New-York Tribune,
  2. 15 Jul 1852, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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