Robert M. Murphy v. John J. Swafford

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Robert M. Murphy v. John J. Swafford
Case Date: 
1851
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
19
Notes / Description: 

Calvin Harris went to see Swafford about renting land for Murphy (Calvin's brother-in-law), who then rented the old lease field from Swafford. Swafford broke 1 string of a fence on the land being leased, causing the hogs to get in & root up Murphy's corn.