State v. W. H. Flippin

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. W. H. Flippin
Case Date: 
1894
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Arson

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
100
Notes / Description: 

Defendant's son, Odell Flippin, is also charged with arson in the original indictment. They are accused of burning the Whitefield schoolhouse. Other names mentioned are school directors Charles Sanford, Arthur Davis, and M. D. Majors. W. H. Flippin is accused of inciting Odell Flippin and John Poindexter to burn the school.