Dayton Coal & Iron Company, Limited, In Error v. Louisa J. Swafford

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Dayton Coal & Iron Company, Limited, In Error v. Louisa J. Swafford
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
61
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Louisa Swafford sued for $25,000 in damages for the unlawful death of her husband, James S. Swafford. James Swafford, dec. was working as a miner in the Picket's entry of Richland Mines, when the mine shaft collapsed- crushing his head, neck and body.