James M. Marshall v. George M. Kerns

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James M. Marshall v. George M. Kerns
Case Date: 
1852
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

In the race for county court clerk, Marshall supposedly won by three votes. Kerns successfully contested the election on grounds that Marshall had filed a false vote count with the court.