Hawkins County v. The East Tennessee, Georgia Railroad Co. et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Hawkins County v. The East Tennessee, Georgia Railroad Co. et al.
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Injunction

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
73
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: Joseph Jaymes, James G. Mitchell, W. P. Elliot, and Charles McGee. Pla. owned stock in said railroad co., issued during its construction. Said company was later sold to Jaymes and associates, and as a condition of its sale, agreed to continue running its full line. Pla. complains the railroad company has broken this agreement by refusing to run the line over the Holston River. Railroad co. complains the Holston River bridge is unsafe.