J. J. Atkins et al. v. W. H. Glazebrook et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. J. Atkins et al. v. W. H. Glazebrook et al.
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petition for Payment

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
379
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: John Shelton, G. E. Shelton, and William Myers. Atkins and B. J. Ruder were police officers/detectives of Knoxville, Atkins being the Chief of Police and Ruder the first assistant. They claimed they were entitled to the reward that Glazebrook offered for the arrest and conviction of 3 thieves responsible for the arson and theft of mortgage bonds. The reward for the bonds was $3,000 and the capture of perpetrators, $100 each.