Mayor & Aldermen of Trenton, Tenn. v. Tennessee Central Railroad Company et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mayor & Aldermen of Trenton, Tenn. v. Tennessee Central Railroad Company et al
Case Date: 
1881
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
0
Notes / Description: 

Current mayor and aldermen charge former mayor and aldermen with holding a fraudulent election in 1873 to subscribe bond money ($60,000) for railroad line, which had not been surveyed or completed. Charge was also made that the railroad company had no valid charter of incorporation.