A. M. Shadden v. A. P. Massengill

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. M. Shadden v. A. P. Massengill
Case Date: 
1867
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
63
Notes / Description: 

Massengill "has removed himself from the State or so obscures or conceals himself" to avoid paying Shadden $1,000 for trespass. Massengill accused of whipping Shadden w/hickory stick & keeping him from retrieving his mare at Rebel camp. Alexander Shadden said Massengill maliciously beat him w/sticks, forcibly took his blue roan mare, in June 1862. Massengill's mom says Jefferson County prejudiced agnst her son; asks for chg in venue