§62-9-8. Indictment for arson.
An indictment for arson shall be sufficient if it be in form, tenor or effect as follows (after following the form in section one):

That A..............., on the ............ day of ................., nineteen ..............., in the said county of ..............., in the nighttime (or daytime), did feloniously, maliciously and unlawfully set fire to and burn (or, by the use of dynamite, nitroglycerine, or other explosive or inflammable chemical or substance, did destroy in whole or in part), the dwelling house of another, to wit, the dwelling house of ..............., (or any jail or prison, or any hotel, asylum, hospital, or other building in which persons usually dwell or lodge, or any railroad car, boat, or other car or vessel, or any tent or temporary dwelling, in which persons usually travel, dwell or lodge), or did feloniously, maliciously and unlawfully set fire to anything (naming the thing fired), by the burning whereof such dwelling house (jail, prison, hotel, asylum, etc.) was burned, in the nighttime, against the peace and dignity of the State.