Abraham Schwab v. F. H. Bounds

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Abraham Schwab v. F. H. Bounds
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

Schwab claims Bounds has improperly detained $200 of Schwab's personal property (clothing, books, carpet bag, umbrellas, other personal property). First jury couldn't agree so mistrial declared. Second jury ruled in Schwab's favor. Bounds appealed. Julius Ochs testified: Schwab acquired the property at issue from Frank Houseman, who owned small store in Knoxville (S. Levi & Bros) & wanted to sell out his stock. Goods later attached as Housman's property & replevied; this suit ensued.