C. L. Johnston v. W. J. Abston

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. L. Johnston v. W. J. Abston
Case Date: 
1899
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
32
Notes / Description: 

Johnston leased house & lot from Abston. Abston sued plaintiff to collect unpaid rent & was awarded a judgment. Johnston maintained that he withheld rent monies because Abston would not honor the terms of the lease which stipulated that he (Abston) keep the property & plumbing in good condition.