People v. Walter Bennett, Appeal: Indictment

People v. Walter Bennett, appeal

INDICTMENT

The Grand Jury of the County of New York, by this indictment, accuse Walter Bennett of the crime of Sodomy, committed as follows:

The said Walter Bennett,later of the Borough of Manhattan, of the City of New York, int eh County of New York aforesaid, on the twenty-second day of February, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and three, at the Borough and County aforesaid, with force and arms in and upon one George Galbert, a male person, then and there being, feloniously did make an assault, and him, the said George Galbert, then and there feloniously did carnally know by and with the anus of him the said Walter Bennett, against the form of the statute in such cases made and provided, and against the peace of the People of the State of New York and their dignity.

SECOND COUNT

And the Grand Jury aforesaid, by this indictment, further accuse the said Walter Bennett of the crime of sodomy, committed as follows: The said Walter Bennett, late of the Borough [handwritten: "aforesaid on the day and in the year aforesaid at the Borough and County"] and County aforesaid, feloniously did voluntariy submit to carnal knowledge of himself by and with the anus of himself by one George Galbert, a male person, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace of the People of the State of New York and their dignity.

WM. TRAVERS JEROME,
District Attorney.

Endorsed Court of General Sessions. Filed 4th day of March, 1903.

Pleads: Not Guilty. A True Bill

WM. G. ROCKEFELLER, Foreman.


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