Richard Morgan v. J.W.S. Frierson et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Richard Morgan v. J.W.S. Frierson et al
Case Date: 
1865
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Partnership Settlement

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
14
Notes / Description: 

Incomplete file; just Report of Referee. Case involves partnership: Frierson & Morgan. Court said Def Frierson not entitled to interest on capital he furnished from & after his appointment as receiver, which was a practical dissolution of the partnership. Court also ruled Def Saunders was not partner in partnership. Referee's report indicates Saunders was a "secret partner." Discussion of "possibilities of mineral resources" of East TN & success of marble quarries. Morgan was journalist from Washington DC.