John H. Hunter v. County Court of Campbell County

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John H. Hunter v. County Court of Campbell County
Case Date: 
1867
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Taxation, Unlawful

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
18
Notes / Description: 

Archibald Myers, Campbell County Revenue Collector, also named as defendant. Count Court contracted with Jonathan S. Lindsey & Stephen Murray to construct & maintain 2 roads in county. Court then levied a property tax on all citizens of county to pay for roads. Hunter was challenging ability of court to levy a property tax.