Peter P. Varner v. Alexander French

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Peter P. Varner v. Alexander French
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
231
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff Varner claimed rightful title to a tract of land in the 3rd civil district of Knox County, in which the defendant had entered and removed valuable timber. Varner requested the court issue him a writ to retake possession, verify his title, prevent further trespass, and award him damages for timber lost.