Harriet M. Yarber by next friend, R. B. Whitehorn v. East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railway Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Harriet M. Yarber by next friend, R. B. Whitehorn v. East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railway Co.
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petition to Recover Land/Property

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
57
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff sued the defendant railroad to show she was the rightful owner of a lot of land and home south of the railroad in Jonesboro, which her husband had deeded to her on the condition she withdraw her petition for divorce. She did halt her divorce but her husband attempted to convey the land secretly to another, who tried to sell it to the railroad. The plaintiff sought return of possession and damages and rents for the period when it was occupied.