John W. Ellis v. Cornelius Smith et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John W. Ellis v. Cornelius Smith et al.
Case Date: 
1873
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Perform Official Duties

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
33
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: James Shanks, Isaac Crawford, John B. Hawkins, S.S. Hawkins, and Fethias Woolsey. Plaintiff is the elected County Revenue Collector and appointed Smith as a Deputy Revenue Collector. Plaintiff argues that Smith, in his official capacity failed to collect and pay taxes. The additional defendants are Smith's sureties.