N. H. Harris, Rutledge Harris, J. W. Cole, W. R. Cole & John J. Cole dba Harris & Cole Bros., for their own use & the use of others v. The Columbia Water & Light Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
N. H. Harris, Rutledge Harris, J. W. Cole, W. R. Cole & John J. Cole dba Harris & Cole Bros., for their own use & the use of others v. The Columbia Water & Light Company
Case Date: 
1905
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
11
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Opinion only. pla. engaged in lumber business in Columbia, TN. For its own use & use of certain fire insurance companies, pla. sued Def, alleging it breached contract to furnish Ptlff's fire plugs w/ample water supply for fire extinguishment purposes & its failure to do so caused dmg when fire broke out at pla.'s lumber yard. (Prior to contract, 3 Cole brothers comprised Cole Bros, Iowa corp, but corp dissolved before contract.) Chancellor ruled angst pla.; SC rev'd. SC opin marked "For Publication"