Judith Simms, Burrell Williamson & wife v. Memphis, Clarksville, & Louisville Railroad Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Judith Simms, Burrell Williamson & wife v. Memphis, Clarksville, & Louisville Railroad Company
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
15
Notes / Description: 

1859 the Memphis Clarksville & Louisville Railroad Company constructed a rail road over the pl's land.Athough the railroad had been running over the land for several years, the def's & pl's had still not agreed on damages for the land taken by the rail road company. Suit was filed to settle the dispute and to pay the damages.