Farnsworth-Evans Co. v. Chicago, Memphis & Gulf Railroad Co., et. al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Farnsworth-Evans Co. v. Chicago, Memphis & Gulf Railroad Co., et. al.
Case Date: 
1912
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Contract Dispute and Damages

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
151
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendant: Illinois Central Railroad Company. Plaintiff sued claiming he hired the railroad to bring bales of cotton from Ridgely, TN to Covington, TN. During transport there was a fire that damaged part of the load. Damages asked for were $1866.07, the difference between the undamaged values of the 50 bales of cotton compared to the sales price received for the damaged bales.