F. B. Armstrong v. Mayor & Aldermen of Knoxville

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
F. B. Armstrong v. Mayor & Aldermen of Knoxville
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
67
Notes / Description: 

Armstrong asserted he was wrongly arrested and jailed, the result of a malicious and fraudulent warrant issued by the police of Knoxville, agents of the defendants. He sought $10,000 in damages after being held without charge in "the Caboose", a certain pen in the prison at Knoxville, for 24 hours.