A. B. Conner v. James C. Conner, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. B. Conner v. James C. Conner, et al.
Case Date: 
1873
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Office Holding, Illegal

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
40
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: H.H. Knox, A. Silcer, John W. Brown, G.W. Hixon and C.B. Champion. Justices of the Peace without any authority of law met and appointed James C. Conner as sheriff of Hamilton County and the other defendants as his deputies. A.B. Conner charged that said proceeding was illegal and therefore void and sued against defendants as usurpers of the sheriff office and they be restrained from performing his rightful duties as sheriff.