Elliott National Bank and John Demerritt v. Western and Atlantic Railroad

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elliott National Bank and John Demerritt v. Western and Atlantic Railroad
Case Date: 
1878
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Pay

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
240
Notes / Description: 

Other defendants: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company (not sure what the difference is between Western & Atlantic Railroad and Western & Atlantic Railroad Co.). Plaintiffs were from Massachusetts (bank located in Boston). Defendants from Georgia. Bank bought a promissory note from railroad to E. W. Kimball for $12,077.45 & Demerritt also bought a promissory note from railroad to Kimball for $8,060. Railroad refused to make payment to them on notes.