Trial Testimony in the case of the Commonwealth vs. Virginia Christian
Witnesses who testified for the prosecution (in order of appearance): Dr. George K. Vanderslice (page 1-3), R.D. Hope (page 3-4), Leslie Curtis, Jr. (page 4-5), Leroy Sinclair (page 5), B.L. Poindexter (page 5-6), John C. Cahill (page 6-7), Lucy White (page 7), Mrs. John T. Hughes (page 7), Mrs. Warriner (page 7-8), Gus Stewart (page 8), Mrs. Mary Stewart (page 8), Mrs. L.O. Pulley (page 8), Sarah Curtis (page 9), Polly Jackson (page 9), Mrs. Lizzie Eddins Richardson (page 9), John Fitchett (page 9-10), Harry B. Sutton (page 10), Mrs. George N. Wright (Pauline Belote) (page 10), Sadie Belote (page 10-11), Harriet Belote (page 11-12), C.C. Curtis (page 12), Mrs. Belle Hammond (page 12), G.T. Smith (page 12-13), Luther Belote (page 13), John D. Hicks (page 13), and George W. Guy (page 13). Witnesses who testified for the defense (in order of appearance): Dr. J.J. Jones (page 13-14), Henry Christian (page 14), Fannie Price (page 14), and Henry Curtis (page 14). This trial transcript was made at the request of Christian's attorneys and submitted as part of her appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court in May 1912.
Hampton (Va.) Circuit Court.
Elizabeth City County (Va.) Commonwealth versus Virginia Christian, 1912. Local government records collection, Hampton/Elizabeth City County Court Records. Library of Virginia.