Nashville & Chattanooga RR Co. & Memphis & Charleston RR Co. v. J. M. Carroll, Admr of John Hinton, et al

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Nashville & Chattanooga RR Co. & Memphis & Charleston RR Co. v. J. M. Carroll, Admr of John Hinton, et al
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
400
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Additional def.s.: Elizabeth Hinton, widow; William, John, Della & Richard Hinton, children of John Hinton, dec. Admr. Carroll originally sued the railroads for $20,000, charging them with negligence in Hinton's death. Hinton, an employee of the Nash- ville & Chattanooga RR Co., was killed on 17 Aug. 1868, when the hand car he was riding on was struck by a train managed & controlled by one of the defts. There was some question as to which train struck him. 2 Folders.