Harris Dowling v. Thomas Hickman

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Harris Dowling v. Thomas Hickman
Case Date: 
1815
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
14
Notes / Description: 

Hickman's cattle broke into Dowling's property and consumed the grass there, trampling other plants in their wake. Dowling sued for damages. Hickman testified that a previous agreement made between them allowed for the "trespass."