The Equitable Fire Insurance Co. v. J. E. Reese

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
The Equitable Fire Insurance Co. v. J. E. Reese
Case Date: 
1892
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
139
Notes / Description: 

Def. in error was the owner of a mercantile business selling dry goods, groceries, hardware, and produce, located in Charity, TN. The building which housed said business and the stock of goods inside were destroyed by fire on April 15, 1890. Def. claims said business was insured against fire by the pla. in error and complains that pla. has refused to honor the insurance contract. Def. is seeking payment. Reese also spelled, "Rees."