A. K. Rhineheart et al. v. George A. Cate et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. K. Rhineheart et al. v. George A. Cate et al.
Case Date: 
1872
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
37
Notes / Description: 

Case originated in James County. Too many additional plaintiffs and defendants to name. Surnames include Watkins, Priddy, Talley, Anderson, Clouse, Johnson, Eldridge, Dickson, Webb, Conner, Curney, Haring, Servis, Hunter, Gerald, Regal, Mathis, and Fitzgerald. After the formation of James County, a vote was held to establish the location of the county seat. Plaintiffs complain that defendants, wishing to establish the James County seat in Ooltewah instead of Harrison, withheld 64 lawful votes.