David Craig v. Stephen Childress

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
David Craig v. Stephen Childress
Case Date: 
1822
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
19
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff contracted defendant's boat to transport 10,000 lbs. tobacco from Nashville to New Orleans. Mentions market tobacco price $8.50 per 100 lbs. Plaintiff agreed to pay defendant $1 per 100 lbs. of tobacco transported, so fee of $100. Defendant allegedly performed none of task, so tobacco spoiled.