Claiborne W. Lathim v. Joseph Collins

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Claiborne W. Lathim v. Joseph Collins
Case Date: 
1842
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
22
Notes / Description: 

Collins'daughter was near her father's lumber camp in 1836 and she heard someone nearby cutting down trees. She found Joseph Collins cutting down a chestnut tree next to his ox and cart. Lathim claimed that Collins had agreed with him that Lathim was allowed to forrest and remove timber from the property, but had not written record of the agreement.