Joseph L. Hackney v. East Tennessee & Georgia Rail Road

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joseph L. Hackney v. East Tennessee & Georgia Rail Road
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
70
Notes / Description: 

Hackney received a promise from the railroad company that a certain number of cars would be ready at Knoxville to transport beef cattle. He accused the company of failing to provide that transportation. Oversize "Rates of Transportation" table states shipping costs for agricultural implements, barrels, cotton, chairs, grain, carriages, livestock, and numerous other products. Oversize exhibit items located in ET OV 17.