Andrew & Mary Mitchell v. Judges of Hawkins County

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Andrew & Mary Mitchell v. Judges of Hawkins County
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Trust

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
8
Notes / Description: 

Andrew and Mary Mitchell sued the judges of Hawkins County with failing to carry out their fiduciary responsibilities. Mitchell was bequeathed money, of which the court was assigned the disbursement. Mary Mitchell was a minor when the bequest was made, and as an adult she and her husband sued.