B. A. Wilkes & J. E. R. Carpenter v. The Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
B. A. Wilkes & J. E. R. Carpenter v. The Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
192
Notes / Description: 

The defendants operated a railway to carry merchandise between St. Petersburg and Columbia. The plaintiffs contracted with the defendant to transport 1,200 hogs between St. Petersburg and Columbia. Defendants refused to receive hogs for transportation. Defendants had to transport hogs by wagon and lost money on the sale of the hogs at market.