George W. Rice v. Samuel Williams & James Craig

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George W. Rice v. Samuel Williams & James Craig
Case Date: 
1839
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Injunction

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
18
Notes / Description: 

in 1839 Rice bought land from Greer Woodley, which included Oates Island in the Tennessee River. Samuel Williams later "with force" took possession of the island unlawfully.