J. L. Graves v. Uriah Peebles

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. L. Graves v. Uriah Peebles
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
21
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In an election held for constable for the 13 District of Davidson County, Peebles, Graves, J.A. Ferring, and Ed Capps were candidates. Peebles received 43 votes to Graves' 3 votes. Graves claimed to have received a majority of votes because of the votes he received at 2 other voting precincts. Peebles charged said precincts were annexed to the 1st district and could not be counted. Peebles suing to be inducted into the office of Constable. Court ruled in Peebles' favor.