N. G. Morris v. Illinois Central Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
N. G. Morris v. Illinois Central Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1911
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Destruction of Property/ Petition to Halt Construction

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
370
Notes / Description: 

Pltf. owner of 3 1/2 acres of land adjacent to railroad & across from 27 3/4 acres also owned by pltf. Pltf. sold 3 1/2 acres to railroad with the understanding that an access road to the other property would be provided. Agreement honored until 1903 when Illinois Central widened the track, obstructing access road & leaving plaintiff with no means of reaching his 27 3/4 acres. Plaintiff suing to have easement restored. _ folders.