J. J. Cannon& Virginia Hunt v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. J. Cannon& Virginia Hunt v. State
Case Date: 
1916
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Contempt of Court

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
506
Notes / Description: 

Cause of action: Virginia Hunt previously brought a suit against the Illinois Central Railroad Company of negligently killing her husband Charlie Hunt. Mort Gates and Mose Harrison filed affidavits testifying to seeing a train kill Charlie Hunt. These witnesses were found to be false. This case charges Virginia and J. J. Cannon of forcing Gates and Harrison to bring this false testimony. Case fills three folders.