4 Del. 570 (Del.Oyer.Ter. 1847), State v. Koch

Citation4 Del. 570
Party NameSTATE v. CHARLES KOCH.
AttorneyPatterson, for the prisoner,
CourtCourt of Oyer and Terminer of Delaware

Page 570

4 Del. 570 (Del.Oyer.Ter. 1847)

STATE

v.

CHARLES KOCH.

Court of Oyer and Terminer of Delaware.

1847

Fall Session, 1847

Property of a minor; how laid.

The defendant was indicted for a larceny of jewellery and other articles of property belonging to Isabella Chadwick.

The defendant was a German, who could not speak or understand the English language, and the Court directed that two interpreters should be sworn to explain to him the accusation and evidence, and interpret between him and the court and jury.

Patterson, for the prisoner, objected that the property laid in one of the bills as the property of Isabella Chadwick, should have been laid as the property of her father, she being a minor and living with him; but the court thought the property well laid...

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