Jeremiah Kelso v. G. M. Kerns

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jeremiah Kelso v. G. M. Kerns
Case Date: 
1854
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
22
Notes / Description: 

This case is a contested election for the office of County Clerk, the election held March 4, 1854. On this date Kerns had 284 votes, Kelso had 281, and a Reuben Rogers had 204 votes. Plaintiff sought a re-count as the results were so close.