Nettie McKeand v. Mayor & Aldermen of Wartrace

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Nettie McKeand v. Mayor & Aldermen of Wartrace
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
80
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff was hired to teach in the public high school, then received a letter rescinding the offer of employment. The issue of the case is whether the mayor and aldermen had the authority to make a binding contract for school employees.