Arthur McCain v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Arthur McCain v. State
Case Date: 
1900
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Appeal for New Trial

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
25
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff appealing his conviction. Originally sentenced for shooting & killing Jeff Wilson on 25 Sept. 1899. At time of killing plaintiff worked as a porter at grocery store of Miss Mary McCarney. Also mentioned: Clarence McCarney, father of Mary McCarney & (?) Perry, her brother-in-law. Perrys operated grocery store opposite the McCarneys & there was rivalry between them. Both stores drew their trade from African American community.