Phillip Nolan in error v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Phillip Nolan in error v. State
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Liquor, Sale of Illegal

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
23
Notes / Description: 

The State charged the defendant with 6 counts of illegally selling liquor within four miles of a school. Witnesses claimed they got the liquor from the "blind tiger" house and its "operative" that was under the employ, or a partner of, the defendant. "Blind tiger" or "blind pig" were terms used for a place where liquor is sold illegally such as a speakeasy.