Scottish Carolina Timber & Land Co. et al. v. Knoxville Southern Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Scottish Carolina Timber & Land Co. et al. v. Knoxville Southern Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Deed, Fraudulent

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
118
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiff timber company issued its co-plaintiffs, William P. Alexander and Joseph B. Braithwaite of Great Britain, a deed of trust for two tracts of land to secure payment of a debt. As joint holder of the title, the plaintiffs contested the building of a railroad track through the middle of their timber land and claimed the deed to the land that the defendant railroad claimed to possess was a fake.