Edward Vickers v. James M. Pesterfield, Mayor & Aldermen of Knoxville, et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Edward Vickers v. James M. Pesterfield, Mayor & Aldermen of Knoxville, et al
Case Date: 
1861
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
57
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Additional def.s.: George Headman, Thomas O' Conner & Benjamin Hackney. Vickers sues the def.s. for $5000 damages for maliciously & illegally kicking & beating him on 29 Aug. 1858, & for causing him to be kicked & beaten on that date. Also charges that he was illegally arrested & imprisoned in the "calaboose" of Knoxville & held for 15 hours. Pesterfield a Knoxville policeman.