Andrew Susong v. James Allen

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Andrew Susong v. James Allen
Case Date: 
1860
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
95
Notes / Description: 

Susong claimed Allen instructed his black man to throw down Susong's fence (which he did) & Allen went through his field with a wagon, causing damage. Susong had extended a corner of his fence over an old public road that people used in bad weather (when main road was muddy). Witnesses: pla.'s son William A. Susong, Def's nephew Samuel Allen. Lots of testimony about the history of the old road.