Mortimer & Sally Brown v. Board of Mayor & Aldermen of Huntington, TN

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mortimer & Sally Brown v. Board of Mayor & Aldermen of Huntington, TN
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Eminent Domain

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
28
Notes / Description: 

City planning extensive widening of various streets. Case involves damages that would be suffered by the owners of the real estate that would be affected by the widening. Case went before the Supreme Court which reached the opinion that an Act passed 17 March 1887 by 45th General Assembly was not passed in accordance with state constitutional requirements. Act abolished the corporation of Huntington, TN. Plat map page 17.