Mariah Henrika Riker, in error v. W. T. Gass, et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mariah Henrika Riker, in error v. W. T. Gass, et al
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Forcible Entry and Detainer

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
Notes / Description: 

Pltf. alleged that dfnt. was guilty of "forcible and unlawful entry and detainer" made by W. T. Gass and George Baldwin "into a certain house and lot of land" on the waters of Piney Creek near Spring City, TN. W. T. Gass testified that he was acting for himself and for the Rhea Iron Company, which he was secretary and stockholder, claimed the house and land were the property of the Company. The court sided with the dfnt. and the pltf. appealed.