James M. Stephenson & wife v. Amanda Harrison, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James M. Stephenson & wife v. Amanda Harrison, et al.
Case Date: 
1892
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Ejectment

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
81
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: Joel E. Harrison, Joel Harrison Jr., Amanda Cochran, Noah Cochran, John Wesley Harrison, Ollie Harrison, Marvin Harrison, Muncy Harrison, and Richard Harrison. This was an action of ejectment brought by the plaintiffs to recover a tract of land located in Hickman and Dickson counties. The land in controversy was originally granted in 1839 and 1840, and the question in this case is which party has the older and superior legal title.