M. M. Gaines v. Spencer Beavers, Sheriff

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
M. M. Gaines v. Spencer Beavers, Sheriff
Case Date: 
1842
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Official Duty

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
8
Notes / Description: 

Sheriff Beavers ignored a court order to collect a debt settlement case owed to Gains involving Thomas Nixon Van Dyke and Augustus W Elder. Chattel property and land were both encumbered for the debt, but Beavers refused to collect.