David Rush v. James B. Rogers

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
David Rush v. James B. Rogers
Case Date: 
1867
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
97
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiff sought damages against the defendant for changing the course of a natural waterway that ran across his land. Case sought to assign water rights, as water had been diverted from one property to another. When the land was originally purchased by Rush, it supposedly included a waterway. However, since the water had been diverted it did no longer.