F. N. Berry v. W. H. Long & Carter Fagg Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
F. N. Berry v. W. H. Long & Carter Fagg Co.
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
98
Notes / Description: 

Berry sued cousin Long & Carter Fagg Co. (had tobacco warehouse in Morristown) over 896 lbs of tobacco Berry says stolen from him Dec. 31; says he next saw it on floor of Carter Fagg warehouse week later, identified it by ties, macadam dust (his tobacco raised near macadam road), tobacco grade, & blue feather (Berry had blue hen at barn where tobacco stored). Witnesses: Bob Wolfe (Berry's sharecropper) & sons Coy & Roy; Long's teen children Rossie May & Ralph, Walter McMillan (col., worked for Long).