James Travis v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James Travis v. State
Case Date: 
1902
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
51
Notes / Description: 

James & Alvin Travis accused of shooting John Vandyke and Mellie Vandyke. Testimony: George Hobby, Raymond Hancock, Dr. L. A. McSwain, H. B. Sweeney, Walter Blackwood, Smith Lankford, James Sweeney, John Parkhill & Cora Travis. The Vandykes also testified. The case involves miscegenation: The Travis family accused John Vandyke (white) of raping their sister Cora, who gave birth to his child.