White Convicted Too

February 6, 1909

Summary

Joseph White, a black man, manages to avoid verdict by appealing for a new trial.

Transcription

Joseph White, colored, who was tried at the same time, and on the same charge, was given a like sentence Rev. Tartte and White both appealed from the Police Justice’s sentence of six months in jail, and the verdicts tonight were upon this appeal. Counsel for Rev. Tartte and White made a motion for a new trial, which was set for hearing by Judge Mullen on Saturday, February 6.
About this article

Location on Page

Lower Right Quadrant

Contributed By

Alan Banuchi

Citation

“White Convicted Too,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed October 19, 2018, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1862.