Elk Valley Coal & Iron Company v. J. M. Douglass et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elk Valley Coal & Iron Company v. J. M. Douglass et al
Case Date: 
1898
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
9
Notes / Description: 

Court of Chancery Appeals transcript. Court reversed Chancery Court ruling. Appeals court said defendants are owners of the land at issue because they adversely possessed the land for the period necessary to establish such ownership under the state grant to Hill & Sharp, through the possession of W. N. Campbell, lessee of Hill & Sharp. Plaintiffs appealed to TN SC.